Speaker - Mark Walport

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Mark Walport was appointed as Director of the Wellcome Trust in June 2003. He heads one of the world's largest biomedical research charities, which spends some £400 million a year in pursuit of its mission to foster and promote research with the aim of improving human and animal health. Before joining the Trust, he was Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Medicine at Imperial College London where he led a research team that focused on the immunology and genetics of rheumatic diseases. He was appointed a member of the Council for Science and Technology in 2004.

2 Programs

Battle of Ideas: Whose Data Is it Anyway?

11.02.08 | 01:22:39 min | 1 comment

Debating Matters: Human Genetic Engineering

07.01.07 | 01:35:49 min | 0 comments