Genesis Research Trust

Genesis Research Trust

Charity information

Genesis Research Trust

Genesis Research Trust was founded in 1985 by Professor Robert Winston to fund vital medical research into devasting conditions that affect women and babies.

Founded 1985

  • Mission statement

    The aims of Genesis Research Trust are: To promote by all available means the study of healthy childbearing; the prevention of diseases peculiar to women; the study of disorders of childbearing and allied subjects and to improve the standard of knowledge of the means of prevention, diagnosis and methods of treatment and cure of such diseases.

    The charity raises money to finance world class scientists and clinicians working tirelessly to help find the causes, and therefore the cures, for many conditions that affect the health of mother and baby. Our Trust has promoted more obstetricians and gynaecologists to professional chairs around the world than any other British unit.

    Genesis Research Trust lies at the heart of the most profound of all human wishes: to have a happy and healthy family.

  • Aims

    Genesis Research Trust aims to:

    • To fund our ongoing vital medical research to prevent tragic conditions affecting women and babies which include stillbirth, premature birth, miscarriage, brain damage and cancer.
    • To fund training of clinicians in the area of reproductive science and future generations of scientists. Including encouraging women to train in this field.
    • To support the Women’s Health Research Centre, a unique embedded facility which allows innovative approaches to parallel studies of mothers, unborn babies and newborns to exist.
  • Overview

    Established: August 1985

    Registered Charity Number: 292518

    Board members: 14

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 6

    Phone number: 020 7594 2158

    Address: Genesis Research TrustIRDB BuildingWolfson and Weston Research Institute for Family HealthImperial CollegeHammersmith HospitalDu Cane RoadLondon W12 0NN

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