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CDH UK funds vital research to help improve outcomes for CDH patients


We are very pleased to be able to announce that CDH UK has agreed to fund the following research projects that have undergone a peer review process by Sparks Children’s Medical Research Charity and will be fund monitored by Great Ormond St Children’s Charity.Building a functional muscle to repair congenital diaphragmatic hernia – Professor Paolo De Coppi – UCL institute of Child Health

Long term health and health service use in children and adults with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.- Dr Neil Patel – Royal Hospital for Children – Glasgow

COngenital Diaphragmatic hernia: Inhaled NO vs intravenous Sildenafil (CODINOS) trial – Professor Dick Tibboel – Sofia Children’s Hospital, Rotterdam

Prenatal maternal sildenafil administration to prevent pulmonary hypertension due to congenital diaphragmatic hernia: final preclinical steps to a clinical trial – Professor Jan Deprest – Leuven, Belgium

The funding of this research has been made possible by the CDH UK Research Fund, which is the first of its kind for CDH. The fund is raised through the kind donations and fundraising carried out by our supporters and the general public. This is an ongoing fund to help improve outcomes for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Anyone wishing to know more about the CDH UK Research Fund, the research we are funding, or if you are interested in applying for funding, please contact research@cdhuk.org.uk

We would like to thank everyone involved and we are excited to be a part of this exciting research for CDH.

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