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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17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and Wellcome Trust announce the start of a Phase 2a trial in South Africa of IDRI's tuberculosis (TB) vaccine candidate, which has been shown to both prevent and treat TB in preclinical studies in animal models.
L) company developing a novel product candidate for the treatment of schizophrenia, announced today that it has received a Translation Fund Award from the Wellcome Trust comprising an unsecured convertible loan to Karuna of up to $3.
THE Wellcome Trust, the UK's largest private funder of biomedical and veterinary research, has awarded a five-year, PS3.
The PS1 million project comes after environmental group Biffa and global health foundation the Wellcome Trust both made sizeable donations to the centre.
When archaeological digs revealed old graves on the grounds of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Hinxton, England, researchers there took it as a sign to analyze the ancient people's DNA.
DECIPHER, an initiative launched by The Wellcome Trust 10 years ago, is web-based database which incorporates a suite of tools designed to aid the interpretation of genomic variants.
THE Co-operative's 118 years of cropgrowing came to an end with the sale of its farming business to the Wellcome Trust for PS249m.
The Co-op is offloading its farming business to the Wellcome Trust to help it repay debt.
The research was conducted by an international consortium of investigators from 20 countries on four continents, co-led by investigators from Oxford University's Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.
The Wellcome Trust, a charitable medical foundation, sold its PS7million stake because it was "no longer consistent with investment criteria".
The information comes from a Wellcome Trust survey.
The Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research was officially launched by Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust.