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Completed Medical Research

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Brain, Cerebral
Date Research Area Institution
16-Mar-2016 MYT1L and Intellectual Disability Sheffield Children's Hospital
16-Mar-2016 Treatment of Craniosynostosis UCL Institute of Child Health
25-Mar-2015 Brain fitness in preterm babies Kings College London
25-Mar-2015 Brain inflammation in Aicardi Goutieres syndrome University of Edinburgh
25-Mar-2015 Brain periventricular heterotopias Study UCL Institute of Child Health
25-Mar-2015 Craniosynostosis link to DNA Replication Weatherall Insitute of Molecular Medicine
25-Mar-2015 Intellectual Disability - Beyond Genetic Diagnosis MRC Human Genetics Unit
25-Mar-2015 Mucopolsaccharidosis II - Stem Cell Thearpy University of Manchester
27-Jan-2012 Genetics of cortical malformations University Hospital of Wales
27-Jan-2012 Microcephaly with Reduced Stature MRC Human Genetics Unit
09-Feb-2011 Five Genes involved in Brain Anomalies University of Exeter Medical School
30-Mar-2009 Craniosynostosis Imaging John Radcliffe Hospital
30-Jan-2009 Definition of Cerebronretinal Microangiopathy St Mary's Hospital
29-Jan-2008 Developmental Disorders Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory
29-Jan-2008 Paediatric Neurodevelopment Disorders Birmingham Women's Hospital
12-Oct-2007 Brain Development Birbeck College
05-Jan-2006 Biochemical Markers of Brain & Cardiac Injury Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust
07-Feb-2005 Ciliary Dysfunction Institute of Child Health, UCL
07-Feb-2005 Microcephaly Sheffield Children's Hospital
31-Jan-2003 Sensitive Seizures Institute of Child Health, UCL
22-Feb-2002 Cerebral Palsy - Early Detection Northwick Park Hospital
02-Jan-1995 Cleft Palate University of Manchester
02-Jan-1995 Craniosynostosis ICH
01-Jul-1994 Cerebral Palsy The University of Birmingham
Sensory, Visual, Hearing, Speech
Date Research Area Institution
16-Mar-2016 Childhood Blindness (cone-rod dystrophy) Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
16-Mar-2016 Retinal dystrophies screening tool UCL Institute of Child Health
21-Jan-2016 Sensorineural hearing loss University of Exeter Medical School
18-Mar-2013 Visual testing Moorfields Eye Hospital
08-Feb-2013 Therapy - congenital blindness UCL Institute of Child Health
08-Sep-2008 Congenital Eye Malformations University of Oxford
29-Jan-2008 Genetic Eye Disorders University of Oxford
29-Jan-2008 Microphthalmia Syndromes St Mary's Hospital, University of Manchester
25-Jan-2007 Speech and Language Genes Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
31-Jan-2006 Anophthalmos, Microphthalmos International Centre of Eye Health London School of Tropical Medicine
30-Jun-2005 Familial Speech and Language Addenbrookes Hospital University of Cambridge
07-Feb-2005 Congenital Corneal Opacity University of Aberdeen
29-Jan-2004 Opthalmic Microarray Institute of Opthalmology, UCL
31-Jan-2003 Optric Atrophy Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL
31-Jan-2003 Recessive Eye Disease University of Birmingham
31-Jan-2001 Chromosomes in Eye Malformations St Mary's Hospital
15-Apr-2000 Deafness - Genes St George's Hospital Medical School
01-Jun-1998 Deafness Causes St George's Hospital Medical School
20-Dec-1996 Vitreoretinal Disorders St Mary's Hospital
Limbs, Mobility, Dexterity
Date Research Area Institution
21-Oct-2014 Club foot abnormalities & Quality of life study Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust
21-Oct-2014 Hip Dysplasia Study Institute of Child Health, UCL
27-Jan-2012 Multiple pterygium syndromes University of Cambridge
04-Jul-2008 Clubfoot/ Talipes University of Aberdeen
07-Feb-2005 Adults Treated By Limb Reconstruction Sheffield Children's Hospital
03-Feb-1999 Club Foot/ Talipes Department of Neurogenetics, Imperial College School of Medicine
Genetics, Gene Function/Role, Diagnosis
Date Research Area Institution
21-Jan-2016 Gene therapy ciliary dyskinesis UCL Institute of Child Health
21-Jan-2016 Melanocytic Naevus Syndrome UCL Institute of Child Health
21-Jan-2016 Non-ketotic Hyperglycinemia UCL Institute of Child Health
25-Mar-2015 Leukoencephalopathy Calcifications and Cysts University of Manchester
25-Mar-2015 Modulating mitochondrial quality University of Oxford
25-Mar-2015 PURA Mutations University of Southampton
25-Mar-2015 Splicing and Disease University of Southampton
17-Dec-2014 Fostered Children Developmental Delay Sheffield Children's Hospital
21-Oct-2014 Fragile Bones & Autism - Novel Phemotype Sheffield Children's Hospital
02-Apr-2014 Genetic Signalling Brain Defects UCL Institute of Child Health
02-Apr-2014 Kabuki and Say-Barber-Biesecker Syndromes Saint Mary's Hospital
19-Mar-2014 Gene Therapy - Deafness Syndrome UCL Institute of Child Health
19-Mar-2014 Genetics Cranial NTD's Anencephaly UCL Institute of Child Health
19-Mar-2014 Methylation Bectwith-Wiedemann University of Cambridge
19-Mar-2014 Non Syndromic Cleft lip and Palate - Gene Mapping Newcastle University
19-Mar-2014 Thyroid Dygenesis - Gene Mapping University of Exeter Medical School
12-Aug-2013 CLN2 Disease Royal Veterinary College
18-Mar-2013 Evaluation of mitochondrial DNA ICH
18-Mar-2013 MECP2 deficiency University of Cardiff
18-Mar-2013 Sequencing in CLP University of Southampton
08-Feb-2013 Lymphoedema gene sequencing St. George's University of London
08-Feb-2013 Management of cranial malformations UCL Institute of Child Health
08-Feb-2013 Therapy for severe ciliopathies Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine
26-Mar-2012 Genetic sequencing St. James' University Hospital
26-Mar-2012 Genetics of Sudden unexplained death in infancy University of Edinburgh
26-Mar-2012 Histiocytic disorders - linkage study Institute of Health, University of Newcastle
27-Jan-2012 Therapy Inherited Skin Diseases UCL Institute of Child Health
09-Feb-2011 RasMAPK Pathway Genetic Disorders St. Marys Hospital
24-Mar-2010 Development and validation of PHASER St James University Hospital
24-Mar-2010 Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (Battens) Royal Veterinary College
05-Feb-2010 Identifying genes in developmental disorders Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory
30-Jan-2009 Genetics in hypopituitarism Institute of Child Health, UCL
29-Jan-2008 Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Royal Veterinary College
25-Jan-2007 MLPA - Fetal Gene Testing Institute of Child Health, UCL
20-Jul-2004 PTEN genes Wessex Clinical Genetics Centre, Princess Anne Hospital
30-Jan-2004 Brachydactyly Type B John Radcliffe Hospital
29-Jan-2004 Imprinting Genes University of Leeds
31-Jan-2003 Novel Loci University of Birmingham
10-May-2002 Meckel Gruber syndrome University of Birmingham
31-Jan-2001 Neurofibromatosis St Mary's Hospital
19-Jun-2000 Tracheal - Genes University of Sheffield
31-Jan-2000 Albrights Osteodysdystrophy Great Ormond Street Hospital
31-Jan-2000 Nail Patella Syndrome Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital
31-Jan-2000 SIX 6 Syndromes Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL
03-Feb-1999 Protein Kinace C Ext Institute of Child Health, UCL
08-Jan-1998 CDX Genes University of Bath
08-Jan-1998 Early Imprinting of Genes Great Ormond Street Hospital
08-Jan-1998 Spacticity Gene St James' Hospital University of Leeds
01-Jan-1997 Elastin St Mary's Hospital
01-Jan-1997 Protein Kinace C Institute of Child Health, UCL
01-Feb-1996 Sox Genes University of Cambridge
16-Oct-1995 CDX Genes University of Bath
09-Jan-1994 Genes in Downs Syndrome ICH
Syndromes, Diseases
Date Research Area Institution
29-Apr-2016 Mitochondrial Diseases - New Novel Treatments University of Oxford
16-Mar-2016 Motor Neurone Disease The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
16-Mar-2016 SO16 6YD Great Ormond Street Hospital
16-Mar-2016 Treatment of Neurofibromatosis University of Manchester
25-Mar-2015 Bardet - Biedl Cognitive impairment Institute of Child Health, UCL
04-Feb-2014 Alstrom & Barder-Biedl Syndrome Treatment UCL Institute of Child Health
04-Feb-2014 Micro & Martsolf Syndromes - New Genes Western General Hospital
08-Feb-2013 3MC syndrome pathways UCL Institute of Child Health
08-Feb-2013 Coats Plus Syndrome University of Manchester
12-Sep-2012 Treating Mitochondrial Diseases University of Oxford
26-Mar-2012 Silver-Russell The University of Birmingham
28-Apr-2011 Functional Studies of RNF135 University of Aberdeen
28-Apr-2011 Goldenhar Syndrome St. George's University of London
30-Jun-2010 Functional Characterisation of 3MC Syndromes St Michaels Hospital University of Bristol
04-Feb-2010 Hirschsprungs disease Royal Hospital for Sick Children
30-Jan-2009 Bardet-Biedl Ciliopathy syndromes Institute of Child Health, UCL
30-Jan-2009 Disease Genes in Jeune Syndrome Institute of Child Health, UCL
30-Jan-2009 Lipids in Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome University of Oxford
30-Jan-2009 Netherton Syndrome Institute of Child Health, UCL
28-Nov-2008 Pallister Killian Syndrome Princess Anne Hospital
29-Jan-2008 Micro & Martsolf syndrome St Michaels Hospital University of Brisstol
25-Jan-2007 Meckel Gruber Syndrome St James' Hospital University of Leeds
25-Jan-2007 Smith-Lemil- Opitz Syndrome University of Oxford
23-May-2006 University of Oxford
31-Jan-2006 Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome St James' Hospital University of Leeds
31-Jan-2006 Williams-Beuren Syndrome St. Marys Hospital, University of Manchester
07-Feb-2005 Harlequin syndrome Barts and the London School of Medicine
07-Feb-2005 Short Stature Syndrome Institute of Child Health, UCL
12-Aug-2004 Weaver Syndrome Institute of Cancer Research
30-Jan-2004 Charge Syndrome Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
30-Jan-2004 Rokitansky Syndrome University College London Hospitals
29-Jan-2004 Cohen Syndrome University of Manchester
29-Jan-2004 Fuhrman Syndrome St James' Hospital, University of Leeds
29-Jan-2004 Juene Syndrome Institute of Child Health, UCL
31-Jan-2003 Otodental Syndrome Imperial College London
31-Jan-2003 Ventricular Defects in Downs Northwick Park Hospital
31-Jan-2003 Weaver Syndrome Institute of Cancer Research
01-Jan-2003 3D Facial Scanner Ext Eastman Dental Institute
26-Feb-2002 Noonan Syndrome Diagnosis St Georges Hospital Medical School
29-Jan-2002 Costello syndrome St Mary's Hospital, University of Manchester
29-Jan-2002 Stemcell Therapy for Hirschsprung's Disease Institute of Child Health, Alder Hey Children's Hospital
31-Jan-2001 Bardet Biedl Syndrome Institute of Child Health, UCL
31-Jan-2001 Gene Expression in Downs Profiling Addenbrookes Hospital University of Cambridge
10-Dec-2000 Cohen Syndrome St. Marys Hospital, University of Manchester
09-Jun-2000 Robinow Syndrome St. George's Hospital
31-Jan-2000 3M Institute of Child Health, UCL
31-Jan-2000 Rett Syndrome St Mary's Hospital, University of Manchester
09-Mar-1999 Williams Syndrome St. Marys Hospital, University of Manchester
08-Feb-1999 Lymphoedema with Distichiasis St George's Hospital Medical School
15-Jan-1999 Pelizaeus Merzbacher Syndrome University of Glasgow
03-Jan-1999 Treacher Collins Syndrome University of Manchester
24-Sep-1998 Silver Syndrome St George's Hospital
17-Jun-1998 Molecular Scientist St George's Hospital Medical School
31-Jan-1998 Rett Syndrome Birmingham Womens Hospital
30-Jan-1998 Prader-Willi Syndrome Institute of Child Health, UCL
08-Jan-1998 Beckwith-Wiedmann Syndrome Birmingham Womens Hospital
20-Dec-1996 Saethre Chotzen Syndrome Institute of Child Health, UCL
03-Jun-1996 Lymphoedema St George's Hospital
02-Jan-1996 Di George Syndrome Institute of Child Health, UCL
21-Nov-1995 Molecular Scientist St George's Hospital
01-Apr-1995 Williams Syndrome St Mary's Hospital, University of Manchester
31-Jan-1995 Downs syndrome genes Charing Cross Hospital
03-Jan-1995 Inhibin in Downs syndrome University of Edinburgh
04-Jan-1994 Downs Syndrome Imperial College London
Pregnancy, In-Utero, Prematurity, Fertility
Date Research Area Institution
19-Mar-2014 Gastroschiss Antenatal Steriods Study UCL Institute of Child Health
19-Mar-2014 Pregnancy Distruption Endoocrine University of Cambridge
18-Mar-2013 Immunity in Pregnancy Imperial College London
03-Jan-2013 Hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy Hammersmith Hospital
26-Mar-2012 Disorders in pregnancy St. Thomas' Hospital London
27-Jan-2012 Non- invasive prenatal testing Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
28-Apr-2011 Intrauterine Growth Retardation University of Oxford
03-Dec-2010 Choices in PGD Guys Hospital
30-Mar-2009 Lissencephaly MRI in utero University of Sheffield
30-Mar-2009 Stem Cell Transplantation Great Ormond Street Hospital
08-Sep-2008 Familial Ovarian Dysgenesis University College Hospital
25-Jan-2007 ART - Fetal Gene Testing University of Leeds
31-Jan-2006 Maternal Obesity in Pregnancy University of Newcastle
31-Jan-2006 Recreational Drugs - Fetal Malformations Institute of Child Health, UCL
06-Sep-2005 Long Term Fetal Scanning Institute of Child Health, UCL
07-Feb-2005 Maternal age in pregnancy Newcastle Fertility Cente
31-Jul-2003 Assisted Reproduction Therapies Royal Free and University College Medical School
31-Jan-2003 Neuropsychological effects in preterm Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London
21-Jun-1999 Pop Epilepsy Department of Human Genetics, Newcastle
30-Jan-1998 Angiotensin in Prematurity University of Cambridge
08-Jan-1998 CMV infection in Pregnancy St George's Hospital
04-Jan-1996 Early diagnostic endocervical Sampling Dept of Obs and Gynae, University College London
Facial, Palate
Date Research Area Institution
04-Feb-2014 New Genes - Cleft Lip & Palate University of Exeter Medical School
04-Feb-2014 Oculoauriculvertbral & Craniofacial Disorders University of Manchester
09-Feb-2011 Craniofacial Repair Institute of Child Health, UCL
31-Jan-2006 TBX22 Imperial College London
29-Jan-2002 Non Syndromic Cleft Lip and Palate Institute of Child Health, UCL
31-Jul-2001 X Linked Cleft Palate - extension Imperial College School of Medicine
31-Jan-2000 Palate Development Gene University of Edinburgh
31-Jan-2000 X Linked Cleft Palate Queen Charlottes Hospital
08-Jan-1998 Palate Genes Institute of Child Health, UCL
10-Jan-1994 Cleft Palate Studentship The University of Manchester
Muscular, Skeletal
Date Research Area Institution
26-Oct-2015 Inherited Bone Fragility Sheffield Children's Hospital
25-Mar-2015 Spinal Muscular Atrophy Study University of Edinburgh
26-Mar-2012 Genetics of Spina bifida St. George's Hospital
26-Mar-2012 Spina Bifida - Ttreatment study St. George's University of London
28-Apr-2011 Spinal Muscular Atrophy University of Edinburgh
09-Feb-2011 New Genes in Craniofacial Malformations Nuffield Dept Clinical Laboratory Sciences
09-Feb-2011 Osteogenesis Imperfecta Therapy Imperial College London
24-Mar-2010 Osteogenesis Imperfecta Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
18-Mar-2010 Sotos/Tuberous Sclerosis University of Birmingham
04-Feb-2010 Skeletal Dysplasia St Michaels Hospital University of Bristol
29-Jan-2008 Spinal Muscular Atrophy I University of Edinburgh
12-Oct-2007 Myotonic muscle Disorder Guy's Hospital
25-Jan-2007 Digitisation of Radiographic Collection Great Ormond Street Hospital
25-Jan-2007 Osteogenesis Imperfecta Imperial College London
31-Jan-2006 Spondylothoracic Dysplasia Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
17-Jul-2004 Skeletal dysplacias Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
01-Jan-1997 Spina Bifida University College London
31-Jan-1996 Spina Bifida MRC Human Biochemical Genetics Unit
Abdominal, Gut, Bowel
Date Research Area Institution
16-Mar-2016 Management of short bowel University of Oxford
16-Mar-2016 Necrotizing Enterocolitis University of Cambridge
30-Jun-2010 Intrestinal Atresia Institute of Health and Society
04-Feb-2008 Oesophageal Atresia University of Oxford
25-Jan-2007 Aetiology of Gastroschisis Cardiff University
24-Nov-2006 Gastroschisis Surgical Closure University of Oxford
22-Sep-2006 Gastroschisis University of Oxford
31-Jan-2006 Hypertrophic Infantile Pyloric Stenosis University College London
07-Feb-2005 Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia University of Oxford
01-Jan-1996 Gastroschisis UCL
Incidence, Population, Environmental
Date Research Area Institution
28-Mar-2008 AB Database - extension Churchill Hospital
03-Jun-2005 Congenital Abnormality Epidemiology University of Newcastle
07-Feb-2005 Incedence of birth defects Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
31-Jan-2001 CVS Database Northern Region Genetics Service, Newcastle
Neural Tube , Brain/Spine/Nerves
Date Research Area Institution
21-Jan-2016 Muscular Dystrophy - neural defects in neurones UCL Institute of Child Health
25-Mar-2015 Role of dystophin in CN's Barts and the London School of Medicine
24-Oct-2014 Neuroprotection of developing Brain UCL Institute of Child Health
24-Oct-2014 Vein of Galen - Outcome predictors UCL Institute of Child Health
24-Oct-2014 X Linked Intellectual Disability - Genome editing technology Western General Hospital
21-Oct-2014 3D Model -Congenital Neural Disorders UCL
27-Jan-2012 UCL Institute of Child Health
19-Sep-2005 Neural Tube Defects University of Manchester
06-Sep-2005 Neural Tube Defects University of Manchester
30-Jun-2005 Neural Tube Defects University of Aberdeen
31-Jan-2003 Neural Tube Defect Institute of Child Health, UCL
31-Jan-2001 Genetic Predisposition NTD Westlakes Research Institute
01-Sep-1998 Looptail Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecoloy
01-Jan-1997 Spina Bifida University College London
Genital, Urinary, Gender
Date Research Area Institution
21-Jan-2016 Bladder Exstrophy St Mary's Hospital
21-Jan-2016 Therapy for congenital neuropathy of bladder University of Manchester
28-Apr-2011 Investigating the Epidemiology of pURSM Newcastle University
29-Jan-2008 Prevalence of Cryptorchidism Addenbrookes Hospital University of Cambridge
25-Jan-2007 Behavioural Outcomes/extra gene St Catherines College Oxford
31-Jan-2006 Urinary Tract Obstruction Birmingham Women's Hospital
10-Jul-2003 Crypotorchism and Hypospadias Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
29-Jan-2002 Wolffian Ducts and XY Sex Reversal University of Cambridge
08-Feb-1999 Abnormal Androgen Addenbrookes Hospital University of Cambridge
08-Jan-1998 Hypospadias Addenbrookes Hospital University of Cambridge
01-Jan-1997 Abnormal Gender Differentiation University of Cambridge
Organ Specific
Date Research Area Institution
09-Feb-2011 Respiratory Arrhythmias University of Bristol
05-Feb-2010 Liver disease Gene Ttherapy University College London
29-Jan-2008 PDI Birmingham Women's Hospital
29-Jan-2002 Fetal Outcome Cystic Lung University College London Hospitals NHS
Cardiac, Respiratory
Date Research Area Institution
09-Feb-2011 Genes in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Institute of Child Health, UCL
07-Dec-2009 Ebstein Anomaly Institute of Child Health, UCL
29-Jan-2002 Hypoplastic Lung Institute of Child Health, Alder Hey Children's Hospital
15-Nov-2000 Gene Mapping of Congenital Heart Disease St George's Hospital Medical School
30-Jan-1998 Respiratory Infection Imperial College London
Hormonal, Glands, Metabolic
Date Research Area Institution
04-Feb-2014 Therapies - Hyperglycinemia UCL Institute of Child Health
30-Mar-2009 Genes in Hypothyroidism Birmingham Women's Hospital
Skin, Dermatology
Date Research Area Institution
16-Mar-2016 Epidermolysis Bullosa - skin formation Blizard Institute
30-Mar-2009 CMN Research Clinic John Radcliffe Hospital
Infection, Bacteria, Viral
Date Research Area Institution
22-Jun-1999 CMV infection in pregnancy St George's Hospital
Blood, Veins, Arteries
Date Research Area Institution
11-Sep-2000 Venous Malformations University of Leicester
20-Jan-1998 Thrombocytopena University of Aberdeen



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