Mark Henderson (@markgfh )

Mark Henderson

Bio Director of Communications, the Wellcome Trust. Views mine not the Trusts. Author of The Geek Manifesto & 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Know
Location London
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Twitter for iPad : Latest data from COVID-19 Infection Survey from brilliant team ⁦Office for National Statistics (ONS)⁩ - Very positive as estimates of infections continue to fall. I had expected to see an upward trend end June/start July. Very happy if I was/am proven to be wrong. ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulati…

Tweetbot for iΟS : Jason Holder is not just an outstanding cricketer but an outstanding human.

Tweetbot for iΟS : If we want to save more people from disease like Andrea's - or indeed Covid-19 - we need to support our researchers. Eg by giving to Medical Research Fdn, who fund gold-standard research into neglected conditions. Please donate here medicalresearchfoundation.org.uk/support-us/mak…

Tweetbot for iΟS : The reason I've written this piece is because, as a result of Covid, medical research charities are facing an awful time. Their income and donations have been hammered, and the bailout money has gone to frontline NHS or small local charities.

Tweetbot for iΟS : What got us through was the support of family, friends and colleagues. But we were also profoundly moved by the many, many people who donated to support research in Andrea's memory - enough to support a full three-year grant to study the disease that killed her