Posts tagged with Institute of Child Health

Research in the labs at GOSH and UCL ICH

A new study, led by Joanna Lewis from Great Ormond Street Hospital’s research partner the UCL Institute of Child Health, has shown that starting children with HIV on antiretroviral treatments before the age of six increases their likelihood of surviving into adulthood with a stronger immune system.

Researchers are set to rewrite the charts they use to assess children’s lungs and diagnose respiratory conditions, following an extensive study of more than 2,000 primary school pupils in London.

Rt Hon Baroness Jay of Paddington, chair of the Bringing Research to Life campaign

Last week, major supporters of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity were treated to a research symposium in London showcasing some of the pioneering research that has made breakthroughs in medicine possible at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Six-year-old Scarlett with Dr Veronica Kinsler

The Centre, estimated to cost £66 million to build and equip, will bring together clinical and research expertise from Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL, in particular the Institute of Child Health.

Sun

© Jose Ignacio Soto – Fotolia.comDr Elina Hyppönen has been based at the UCL Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital’s research partner, and studying vitamin D-related diseases since completing her PhD studies in Finland over ten years ago. “I suppose ultimately, my aim is to keep children out of Great Ormond Street Hospital,” she says.

the UCL Institute of Child Health

A team based at the UCL Institute of Child Health (Great Ormond Street Hospital’s research partner) have achieved a breakthrough in the treatment of heart disease, after finding a means of repairing cells damaged during cardiac arrest in mice.

Louis Dundas

Palliative care is a specialised area of healthcare focused on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients. Great Ormond Street Hospital and the UCL Institute of Child Health are marking a new chapter with the opening of the Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative Care.

Johnny

Great Ormond Street HospitalAfter raising over £60,000 for our Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative Care appeal by climbing Mount Aconcagua in 2009, Johnny Bergius claimed he would never do another adventure again. This didn’t last very long!

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