26th November 2023

Great Ormond Street shares ‘exciting’ update on Smiles-sponsored research into brain birth defect

Smiles With Grace has received an exciting update from researchers looking into the brain defect encephalocele. Professor Andy Copp at the Institute of Children’s Health and Dominic Thompson, Grace’s Neurosurgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), say research into the defect is “progressing well” and that there is preliminary evidence […]
20th February 2022

Smiles With Grace to sponsor GOSH’s ground-breaking research into encephalocele

Smiles With Grace will be the sole supporter of Great Ormond Street Hospital’s study into the rare, birth defect, encephalocele, with a £74,261 investment. Grace’s Neurosurgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), Dominic Thompson, and Professor Andy Copp at The Institute for Children’s Health will collaborate to conduct the ground-breaking, two-year […]
20th September 2020

Smiles With Grace presents cheque to Lydia for adapted car

Today Smiles presented a cheque to Lydia for the deposit to buy an adapted car. Like Grace, Lydia suffered a brain haemorrhage and, like Grace, has been a resident at The Children’s Trust, in Tadworth.
4th May 2018


UPDATE ON SMILES STUDY – 16th June 2016 We have received the following exciting update on the Smiles Study from Vicky Jones who is conducting the project: Dear Peter and Karen, Many thanks for your on-going support with this project. We have been making some exciting progress on the mass spectrometry […]
4th May 2018

Smiles sponsors GOSH/Institute of Child Health research project

UPDATED 28th JULY 2015 SMILES SPONSORS BREAKTHROUGH RESEARCH PROJECT The exciting news is that after six months of bureaucratic time-wasting we have finally dotted the ‘i’s and crossed the ‘t’s on the project to develop a bio-marker for monitoring the clinical outcome in children with spinal lipoma and we met with Dominic Thompson […]
4th May 2018

Beneficiaries 2011

BENEFICIARIES 2011 Dominic Thompson’s Research Fund This incredible man was Grace’s Neurosurgeon; he successfully operated on Grace twice.  The money will help the much-needed fund for the development of neurological surgical projects. Our first cheque for the neurosurgery ward at GOSH Great Ormond Street This hospital treats children such as Grace […]