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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.

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.

Mother with eight-week-old daughter, surrounded by family members.

News | 21 November 2018

How research is helping kids growing up with congenital Zika syndrome

Three years on from an unprecedented epidemic in Central and South America, families affected by Zika are still benefiting from research studies supported since the outbreak began.

Illustration of neuropixel probe in brain

News | 31 October 2018

How to make sense of the brain's billions of neurons

A unique global collaboration is attempting to transform the way we study the brain. If it succeeds, neuropixel probes could start to address longstanding unanswered questions about how brain disorders alter our neural circuits.

Jim Smith, Wellcome's Director of Science

Opinion | 3 October 2018

Used effectively, your research can improve policy and practice

In this blog I’m focusing on using knowledge effectively, the third pillar of Wellcome’s Science strategy.

Photo of Pim Cuijpers, Chair of Wellcome's Mental Health Priority area team

Explainer | 23 July 2018

"This is very much what the mental health field needs"

Professor Pim Cuijpers, one of the world’s foremost experts on depression, explains why he believes Wellcome’s new mental health priority area is crucial to transform the field and lead to personalised, targeted treatements.

A single human kidney cell using super-resolution microscopy

News | 14 June 2018

How to make sense of the body's billions of cells

An ambitious international project is attempting to create a 'Google map' of the human body by making three-dimensional maps of every human cell. It could transform our understanding of many diseases and how to treat them.

Jim Smith, Director of Science

Opinion | 9 May 2018

What is the best way to decide who to fund?

How should Wellcome identify the most able and dedicated researchers, and how we should support, and recognise, team science.

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