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GOSH Charity commits largest amount yet towards 2023/24 National Funding Call

4 Jun 2024, 10:07 a.m.

Each year, we invite researchers from across the country to apply for funding through our National Call – the UK’s largest regular funding scheme dedicated towards research into rare or complex childhood diseases.

From these applications, we select a…

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GOSH Charity to jointly fund two data-driven projects to advance research into childhood cancers

29 May 2024, 4:17 p.m.

GOSH Charity is proud to be jointly funding two research projects that will use data science to advance research into childhood cancers.

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Research supported by GOSH Charity provides new understanding of rare childhood brain disorder

8 May 2024, 12:07 p.m.

A Cambridge based research team funded through GOSH Charity’s National Call has published findings which shed light on the cause behind Beta-propeller protein-associated neurodegeneration (BPAN), a rare brain disorder found in children.

This discover…

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New plan announced to get more children access to gene therapy treatments

24 Apr 2024, 4:41 p.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), supported by LifeArc and us here at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity), has announced its plans to revolutionise how children living with a rare disease can gain access to life-changin…

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“Because of research, he's a happy, healthy toddler”- Meet Arlo

29 Feb 2024, 2:53 p.m.

When Arlo was four months old, he was diagnosed with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). SCID is a rare, inherited disorder that causes major abnormalities of the immune system, leading to greatly increased risks of infection and other life-thr…

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