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Tissue engineered oesophagus growing in a bioreactor

GOSH researchers grow world’s first functioning oesophagus

Funding from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity has supported a pioneering new study undertaken by researchers from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and The Francis Crick Institute, which has seen scientists grow the world’s first oesophagus, that has been

Henry at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Out of the bubble

Henry has severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a group of rare, inherited disorders that affect the immune system. Patients like Henry often have to live in a sterile environment with a barrier between them and the outside world, giving rise to the term ‘bubble baby’

Rowan and GOSH nurses

​Team RoRo’s Race for the Kids

2018 is a special year for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patient Rowan, having completed his treatment for leukaemia. To mark the occasion, he’s hoping to assemble a team of 100 for this year’s RBC Race for the Kids – Cocker Spaniel included! Here’s his story.