1- UCL

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON (United Kingdom) – www.ucl.ac.uk

SCIDNET Principal Investigator: Bobby Gaspar (h.gaspar@ucl.ac.uk)

The UCL Institute of Child Health (www.ucl.ac.uk/ich) with its clinical partner Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH), forms the largest concentration of children’s health research in Europe. UCL ICH staff includes 52 full professors (35 clinical and 17 non clinical); 13 readers; 5 clinical senior lecturers; 12 non clinical senior lecturers and 7 lecturers. Currently there are 175 PhD and masters students in training. There are 5 academic research programmes and the UCL ICH also organizes a number of Masters Programme including a specific Masters programme in gene and Cell therapy. Research grants currently total in excess of £30 million per year providing support for Great Ormond Street Hospital / Institute of Child Health’s research portfolio of approx. 800 ongoing research Projects of which approx. 600 are classified as clinical or transnational research.