Wellcome Collection's autumn exhibition 'Thinking with the body' explores a series of long-standing interdisciplinary projects organised by Wayne McGregor | Random Dance to investigate creativity in dance.
Recurrent episodes of malaria cause chronic inflammation in blood vessels that might predispose people to future infections and may increase susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, a Wellcome Trust study in Malawian children has found.
A mass immunisation campaign with a new vaccine against a specific type of meningitis reduced the incidence of all cases of meningitis by 94 per cent in vaccinated areas, a study published today in the 'Lancet' has shown.
A new centre for magnetic resonance imaging is being opened at the University of York today by Sir William Castell, Chairman of the Wellcome Trust.
An international team of researchers has identified the genetic basis of a rare but fatal type of mitochondrial disease. The findings will help doctors to more accurately diagnose the disease and determine who does not have it.
The Wellcome Trust, in partnershipwith the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is offering opportunities for early-career postdoctoral researchers to carry out interdisciplinary research at MIT.
A study published today in the journal 'Neuron' links the symptoms of psychosis experienced by people with schizophrenia to a faulty 'switch' within the brain.
The Wellcome Trust offers two funding opportunities for exceptional scientists who wish to build their independent careers: Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships, and Career Re-entry Fellowships.
It has been confirmed that the next Wellcome Image Awards exhibition will take place in early 2014: any images submitted to Wellcome Images before 30 September will be considered. Judging will take place in October, and the winners will be announced at an event in March next year.
A comprehensive map of scars left behind on the DNA of cancer cells is helping to reveal the biological processes underlying the genetic mutations that cause disease. The findings could reveal new ways to treat and prevent a wide range of cancers.
The Children's Society's Unexplored Riches in Medical History project has received a second grant of £102,309 from the Wellcome Trust's Research Resources scheme.
Children from low- and middle-income countries who grow taller in height during the first two years of life may do better at school and be healthier adults, whereas those who gain weight rapidly after the age of two are at higher risk of chronic diseases in later life.