For years, Sara worked in a hospital, making care possible for others. Now, after being diagnosed with breast cancer, she was the one in need of care.
Mahboubian Professor in Gene Therapy and Paediatric Immunology (UCL) and Consultant Paediatric Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)
Professor Claire Booth has worked at GOSH since 2005. UCL Great Ormond Street Insitute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital are among Europe’s leading institutions in children’s health research. She conducts clinical research and provides clinical care for inpatients and outpatients. She is an expert in primary immunodeficiency (PID) and gene therapy and leads gene therapy clinical trials at GOSH for patients with immune deficiencies and hematological and metabolic disorders. She currently serves as the principal investigator (PI) of Phase I/II lentiviral clinical trials of hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy for ADA-SCID, X-SCID, LAD-I, p47 Chronic granulomatous disease and Fanconi Anemia, and co-investigator on other trials.