The Wellcome Trust
Published Online: 16 APR 2007
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How to Cite
Reeves, C. 2007. The Wellcome Trust. eLS. .
- Published Online: 16 APR 2007
The Wellcome Trust is one of the world's largest and most diverse independent biomedical charities, supporting a spectrum of activity from basic science to history of medicine. Total charitable expenditure in 2005 was £483 million and investment assets were £12.3 billion. Currently, about 90% of its funds support UK activities while most of the remainder underpins research and capacity building in developing and restructuring countries. There are over 3000 Wellcome Trust funded researchers in more than 40 countries.
- history of medicine;