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Through its innovative research This site is designed for clinical and research
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programmes, the Institute of Child.
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contribution to tine health and A new academic unit at ICH Attention research
well-being of children and their A new academic unit, Infectious Diseases students: Bio Medical
families worldwide. and Microbiology, has been created at Sciences open day
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Reader in Infectious Disease and
Immunology. The unit will be within the
Theme of Infection and Immunity, and
will be the key element in the formation
of the new Friends of the Children of
Great Ormond Street Centre for
Childhood Infectious Disease, due to be
established as part of the development
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