Organization

Name

Wellcome Trust

Description

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity based in London, UK. It was established in 1936 with legacies from the pharmaceutical magnate Sir Henry Wellcome to fund research to improve human and animal health. The aim of the Trust is to "achieve extraordinary improvements in health by supporting the brightest minds", and in addition to funding biomedical research it supports the public understanding of science (Wellcome Trust).