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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Over the past six years, more than PS200,000 of funding from the Wellcome Trust has helped Dumfries and Galloway Council's Archives Service to catalogue, conserve and, preserve the collection.
The scheme will be carried out for the Wellcome Trust at its Genome Campus in Hinxton.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 2, 2017-OPKO'S GeneDx enters into research collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
M2 PHARMA-February 2, 2017-OPKO'S GeneDx enters into research collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
A road map for the first phase of the Human Cell Atlas project was agreed by scientists at the London headquarters of the Wellcome Trust, Britain's biggest research charity.
The research by the Wellcome Trust and Leeds University showed a single copy of a red hair-associated gene increased AU-BURNT Redheads at risk the number of mutations in melanoma - the most serious form of skin cancer.
Hardy joins the Edinburghbased investment syndicate from the Wellcome Trust, the independent charitable foundation dedicated to improving health.
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.
27 August 2014 - US mobile healthcare applications developer AirStrip Technologies said it had secured USD25m (EUR19m) through a funding round led by the Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund, Sequoia Capital and Wellcome Trust.
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.