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UK’s first gene therapy baby celebrates 21st birthday

1 Oct 2021, 3:22 p.m.

The first child to be treated in the UK with gene therapy celebrates his 21st birthday this week, twenty years after having the pioneering treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH).

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Zayed Centre for Research welcomes VIP visitors

17 Sep 2021, 4 p.m.

The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children today welcomed a group of visitors including His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, the Secretary of State for Health Sajid Javid MP and the Secretary o…

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Gene therapy breakthrough offers hope to children with rare and fatal brain disease

1 Jul 2021, 3 p.m.

Scientists and doctors have given hope of a gene therapy cure for children with a rare degenerative brain disorder called Dopamine Transporter Deficiency Syndrome (DTDS).

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