STAT Profiles Wellcome Trust Director Jeremy Farrar

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“…At a time when government funding for public health research is shrinking across much of the world, and epidemics wreak havoc with what seems like increasing frequency, [Wellcome Trust Director Jeremy] Farrar stands to make a very big difference not only in the scientific community but, really, in the world. … The Wellcome Trust’s mission — to improve health — is advanced through grants issued from an endowment valued at about $26.5 billion…” (Branswell, 5/6).

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