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We are an independent global charitable foundation, dedicated to improving health. Since 1936, our support has helped to save and improve millions of lives around the world through science, research, evidence and engagement with society. Find out more about our approach to improving health on our dedicated strategy website: Past funding has helped to sequence one-third of the human genome, uncover genetic links to cancer and diabetes, and develop new treatments for global diseases such as malaria. The Trust also supports public debate about biomedical research and its impact on health and wellbeing.


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