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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The images can be viewed on the website of the Wellcome Library at www.
The trail of its provenance from Nepal via India to the Wellcome Library through an art dealer points to the longstanding European fascination with 'alternative' medicine.
Additionally, ProQuest integrated nearly 10,000 digitized titles from the Wellcome Library into its Early European Books program of 45,000-plus books dating from 1450 to 1700.
Archivists at the Wellcome Library (4) in London--one of the world's major resources for the study of medical history, "committed to acquiring and collecting born digital archival materials"--have been thinking about digital curation for a number of years.
The digitization of EEB Collection 7 has only been possible through the partnerships with the holding libraries, which include the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, Det Kongelige Bibliotek in Copenhagen, and The Wellcome Library in London (eeb.
A SERIES of films showing the medicine - and Cardiff - of the 1920s through to the 1980s has been donated by Cardiff University to the Wellcome Library.
Collections of great magnitude--such as Georgetown University's Bioethics Research Library [9], London's Wellcome Library Images Collection [10], and the Digital Library Medic @ from Bibliotheque Interuniversitaire de Sante, Paris [11]--included well over 40,000 items per collection.
This volume is part of a recent change in focus as it explores medical recipes found in Miscellanea Medica XVI, which is found in the Wellcome Library of London.
For instance, the Wellcome Library for the History of Medicine (a 'must visit' for anyone interested in the history of medicine, science or the body, see http://library.
We retrofit that idea of hypothesis-driven science in part because scientists are too embarrassed to admit that they were stumbling around in the data and stubbed their toe on a finding, "said Chris Hilton, senior archivist at the Wellcome Library, which specializes in the history of science.
The plates were purchased by the Wellcome Library in London after Thomson's death and the exhibition has been organised by Betty Yao MBE (pictured), who discovered the collection at the Wellcome Trust and has arranged for it to go on tour.
The Wellcome Library, part of the Wellcome Collection in London, has appointed Dr Simon Chaplin as its head.