Wellcome Trust

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Wellcome Trust

Britain’s largest medical research charity/philanthropy, which was established in 1936 in the will of pharmaceutical tycoon, Sir Henry Wellcome.

Areas of current interest
Translational research in genetics and genomics, neuroscience, public health, developmental, ageing and chronic disease, environment, and nutrition.
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Simbec-Orion will be chaired by former director of the Wellcome Foundation Trevor Jones.
LEFT: 'the widespread wearing of red coral is for life and health, by its colour sympathy with blood' - all quotes from Edward Lovett Pics Courtesy Pitt Rivers Museum IUSED to walk past the imposing Wellcome Foundation building in London's Euston Road on my way to and from the station on my weekly commute.
Research funders such as the National Institutes of Health and the Wellcome Foundation increasingly insist that authors must publish in 'open access' journals.
It has been made necessary as Ward 3 is to be transformed into the first paediatric research facility funded by the Wellcome Foundation in the UK.
The amazing donation will shoot him from fifth place to top slot in the charity chart, previously dominated by the Glaxo Wellcome Foundation which currently holds pounds 10.
In January 1989, the Zidovudine in Pregnancy Registry was established by the Wellcome Foundation, in conjunction with CDC, and has been managed by the Burroughs Wellcome Co.
The Wellcome Foundation Limited a renowned British pharmaceutical company, was founded on September 27th 1880 by two enterprising American Pharmacists, Silas M.
The risk manager for the Wellcome Foundation, David Ovenden, deals direct because it allows him to build better relationships with his insurers.
The board of Arthurian includes former director general of the CBI, Sir John Banham, former cabinet minister Lord Hutton, Professor Trevor Jones, director general of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and former board director of the Wellcome Foundation, and Jeremy Curnock Cook, a leading figure in biosciences investment, who will chair the investment committee.
The total cost of moving CAMHS from Ward 3, the Wellcome Foundation research centre, expanded liver unit, new renal ward and extra genetics screening labs is pounds 4.
After working in Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and the Soviet Union for the Wellcome Foundation, Sir Roger founded Wales-based Penn Pharmaceuticals in the early 1980s.