Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children

Zayed centre entrance

The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children brings together pioneering research and world-leading clinical care to drive new tests, treatments and cures for children with rare and complex diseases from lab bench to bedside.

A partnership between Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College London and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity, the Zayed Centre for Research will focus on three core themes over the coming years:

  • Advancing genomics and bioinformatic expertise
  • Pioneering cell and gene therapy approaches
  • Developing new regenerative medicine therapies

About the Centre

Find out how this ground breaking centre is allowing us to do more for children with rare diseases.

Rare Diseases

There are more than 6,000 rare diseases affecting one in every 17 people.

Global Research Hub

The centre brings together expertise from GOSH, ICH and the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science.

Patient Stories

Meet some of the families involved in our research. 

The Legacy of Sheikh Zayed

Find out how the centre got its name.

Latest News

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