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Indigo's story: from brain surgery to London Santa Dash

Just four years ago, Indigo, aged five was diagnosed with a brain tumour the size of a tennis ball and her prognosis was very poor. After tackling major surgeries, further brain injury and a long recovery with incredible determination and resilience, Indigo will be taking part in this year’s London Santa Dash to support Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

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 engineered from stem cells and successfully transplanted into mice. The results have been published in the Nature Communications journal today (Tuesday 16 October).

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