We are delighted to announce that Dr Manju Kurian has been awarded a prestigious National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Research Professorship. Dr Manju Kurian is one of five successful nominees in the 2017 round of awards, and is the fourth academic from the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (GOS ICH) to receive this award.
The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health is pleased to announce a £5 million investment from the Department of Health in a new National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Policy Unit to develop a deeper understanding on the causes of childhood obesity.
Project Fizzyo, a physiotherapy inspired computer gaming project for people with cystic fibrosis, has recently won a digital health award.
The Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health will become the first to launch an institute-focused publishing platform, UCL Child Health Open Research, when it begins publishing in late autumn 2017.
We are very proud to announce the following senior promotions of colleagues, effective from 1st October:
Dr Manju Kurian, of the Developmental Neurosciences programme at Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, is among five promising UK scientists who won prestigious fellowships at the 10th annual L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women In Science.
A team at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and University College London working with the Royal Brompton Hospital have identified a new gene which causes the lung condition Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD). Working with researchers from around Europe including hospitals in Italy, Switzerland and France, the team have shown that the condition can be 'X-linked' meaning it is passed from mothers to their sons.
Scientists have discovered the gene essential for chemically reprogramming human amniotic stem cells into a more versatile state similar to embryonic stem cells, in research led by UCL and Heinrich Heine University.
Children’s medical research charity Sparks has announced today (Monday 23rd January 2017) that it will be joining Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity in a partnership which will result in an increase in funding for pioneering and life-changing child health research.
Three UCL international collaborations are among the first to receive Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) awards, in recognition of their world-leading research partnerships improving health in low and middle income countries.