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Opinion | 6 February 2020

Director's update: UK and EU leaders must now agree a strong deal for science by Jeremy Farrar

As the UK begins life after Brexit, Wellcome's Director Jeremy Farrar sets out what the transition period and beyond could mean for research.

Director of Innovations Katie Anastasi-Frankovics (left) and Finance Director Karen Chadwick (right)

News | 9 January 2020

Katie Anastasi-Frankovics is Wellcome's new Director of Innovations

We are making two new appointments to Wellcome’s Executive Leadership Team – Katie Anastasi-Frankovics is becoming Director of Innovations and Karen Chadwick is Finance Director.

Stephen Caddick

News | 3 October 2019

Stephen Caddick to step down as Director of Innovations at Wellcome

Stephen Caddick has decided to step down from his role as Director of Innovations at the end of April 2020.

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News | 30 August 2019

Paul Schreier is new Chief Operating Officer at Wellcome

Paul Schreier has been appointed as Wellcome's Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Illustration showing two petri dishes with EU flag stars

News | 27 July 2019

'The final months of 2019 could be a tipping point for UK science'

The text of our letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, calling on him to set out his vision for UK science as soon as possible.

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Opinion | 20 May 2019

5 matters of urgency for the World Health Assembly 2019 by Jeremy Farrar

Jeremy Farrar on five things that need urgent attention at this year's World Health Assembly.

Jeremy Farrar

Q&A | 10 May 2019

"No matter where you live, our health and the world's health depend on its most fragile link"

In this Q&A, our Director Jeremy Farrar speaks to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases about his career and the people who have influenced him.

Wellcome Director of Innovation Steve Caddick

Opinion | 14 January 2019

2018 was a flagship year for Innovations – and 2019 is equally promising by Steve Caddick

Director of Innovation Stephen Caddick explains how his team has built its global portfolio to around £1 billion, touching the lives of more than 1.8 million people.

Woman wearing MEG scanner

News | 20 December 2018

10 ways remarkable research is protecting health

During 2018 we've featured stories about trailblazing research by people we support. Here are some highlights.

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News | 18 December 2018

Value of Wellcome’s investments passes £25 billion

Our investments portfolio grew to almost £25.9 billion by 30 September 2018, strengthening our ambition to spend more than £5 billion over five years on charitable activities.

The Fernsehturm, Alexanderplatz, Berlin

News | 11 October 2018

Wellcome's Berlin office will focus on global health

Wellcome is planning to open a small office in the German capital later this year so that we can work more closely with our international partners on shared priorities.

Baby in a cot

News | 11 October 2018

Wellcome funding puts digital technology at the heart of medical research

Spotting brain injuries from babies’ brainwaves, and predicting the best way to tailor stroke care to individual patients are two examples of how digital technology is transforming health.