NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Wellcome Trust today announced that it would increase its spending on biomedical research to nearly £4 billion ($7.86 billion) over the next five years.
 
The UK’s largest charity said that the increased funding — up from £2.5 billion over the last five years — would allow it to “respond flexibly to medical needs and scientific opportunities.”
 

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