The Wellcome Trust is one of the world's leading supporters of research in tropical medicine. Over the last ten years it has funded £150 million of research on malaria, and has supported a number of initiatives that aim to tackle the huge burden of malaria in the developing world.
Major Overseas Programmes
the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme based at Kilifi on the Kenyan coast and in Nairobi.
the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, based in Blantyre.
the Wellcome Trust South-east Asia Programme, based in Thailand and Vietnam.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
One of the world's leading centres of genome sequencing and analysis, the Sanger Institute played a key role in the sequencing of the malaria parasite genome.