UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


CHAMPP: Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Palliative Care and Paediatrics

Our research and teaching interests include aspects of general and adolescent paediatrics, mental health and palliative care, with a focus on improving policy and practice

Myra Bluebond-Langner

Michelle Heys

Monica Lakhanpaul

Helen Roberts

Andreas Roposch

Roz Shafran

David Skuse

Terence Stephenson

Alastair Sutcliffe

Russell Viner

Research Groups


MICE Mental Health Intervention for Children with Epilepsy
Improving the treatment of mental health problems in young people with epilepsy

Obesity Policy Research Unit

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Building the evidence base to help reduce the prevalence and burden of obesity


PANChSHEEEL Participatory Approach for Nutrition in Children: Strengthening Health, Education, Environment and Engineering Linkages
Inter-disciplinary MRC (Medical Research Council) funded study, designed to bring together partners from the UK (UCL) and India (SCI, IIT Delhi and JNU) to explore the Health-Education-Engineering-Environment factors that influence Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices and nutrition in India

Palliative Care

The conduct of well co-ordinated, high quality, collaborative studies which will inform practice; and the development and implementation of educational and training programs which will meet the needs of professionals serving children and young people with palliative care needs in the UK and across the world


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The PROMISE Programme aims to improve the assessment and treatment of childhood obesity through research addressing key gaps in the evidence base supporting the NICE childhood obesity treatment pathway and to build a coherent programme of clinical and public health research that significantly contributes towards improving the treatment of childhood obesity in the NHS