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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Her translational work was recognized by an award from the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation and the Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Previously, he has held a number of major roles in industry including director of Allergan Inc from 2005 to 2015 and R&D director of The Wellcome Foundation from 1987-1994.
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.
Ward 3 will become the Wellcome Foundation's first paediatric research centre in Britain, after the trust was awarded a pounds 920,000 grant by them.
In 1968 he joined the Wellcome Foundation's fast-track career development programme, working in Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and Soviet Union.
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 10.3billion.
For example, at one time The Wellcome Foundation had a research organization known within the company as the "Twin Towers" because the R&D management hierarchy in England was essentially replicated in the United States.
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.