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

Natalie Hodgson

Media officer

Emily Pritchard

Media officer

Maggie Stratton

Media manager

Kate Moores

Lead media manager – Wellcome Collection

Emily Philippou

Media manager – Wellcome Collection

Latest press releases

Wellcome launches £250m Leap Fund to place big bets on bold research

  • 10 July 2018

Wellcome is to launch a new £250m fund that will place big bets on ambitious research programmes with the potential to fundamentally change science or transform health over a five- to ten-year horizon.

Heart n Soul announced as new residents of The Hub at Wellcome Collection

  • 10 July 2018

Award-winning creative arts company and charity, Heart n Soul, will be the third team of residents in The Hub, Wellcome’s transdisciplinary space exploring health in its cultural and social contexts. Over the next two years, the new residents’ project will bring together artists, scientists, researchers and clinicians, with and without lived experience of learning disabilities, to uncover new insights around the lives of people with autism and learning disabilities.

Contagious Cities

  • 12 June 2018

A major international collaboration including New York, London, Hong Kong and Geneva, exploring the physical, social and cultural effects of infectious disease.

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.

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