Wellcome, Henry Solomon


1853–1936 American‐born British pharmacist, businessman and philanthropist.

Keywords: Wellcome Trust; biomedical research; Henry H. Dale; physiology; tropical medicine

Further Reading

James RR (1994) Henry Wellcome. London: Hodder and Stoughton.

Turner H (1980) Henry Wellcome: The Man, His Collection and His Legacy. London: The Wellcome Trust and Heinemann.

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Power, HJ(Jan 2006) Wellcome, Henry Solomon. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003619]