Media office

Our media office helps journalists interested in Wellcome Trust and Wellcome Collection activities, and provides media support to Wellcome researchers.

If you have a media enquiry

For general enquiries, call +44 (0)20 7611 8866 or email mediaoffice@wellcome.ac.uk. Contact details for individual media team members are listed below.

If you're a researcher

We want to help you have conversations with the public about your work. Find out more in our guide to working with the media [PDF 4.6MB].

Clare Ryan

Head of Media Relations

Hannah Isom

Lead media manager

Kate Moores

Lead media manager – Wellcome Collection

Emily Philippou

Media manager – Wellcome Collection

Latest press releases

Mechanism behind neuron death in motor neurone disease and frontotemporal dementia discovered

  • 19 April 2018

Wellcome-funded researchers have identified the molecular mechanism that leads to the death of neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or motor neurone disease) and a common form of frontotemporal dementia. In a Cell paper published today (19th), the researchers from the University of Cambridge and University of Toronto also identify potential therapeutic targets for these currently incurable diseases.

New brain scanner allows patients to move freely for the first time

  • 21 March 2018

A new generation of brain scanner, that can be worn like a helmet allowing patients to move naturally whilst being scanned, has been developed by researchers at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, UCL.

Brexit is an opportunity to forge a stronger European Research Area, according to new consultation

  • 21 February 2018

The European Research Area should be strengthened and broadened as part of the Brexit process, to increase scientific collaboration across member states and associated countries such as the UK, Norway and Switzerland, according to a new report from Wellcome.

Seed wins $500,000 Developing Beyond Video games final

  • 16 February 2018

A virtual reality plant breeding game won $150,000 yesterday evening when judges led by Susan Calman chose Seed by All Seeing Eye to win Developing Beyond, a $500,000 year-long development competition created by Epic Games and Wellcome.

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