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Research

Science can improve health and wellbeing in so many ways, from the development of everyday convenience healthcare products through to life-saving medicines and vaccines.

As GSK and through our heritage companies, we have a 150-year legacy of applying science to discover and develop new medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products that help to transform lives.

12,000

people working across our R&D organisation

To carry on our success in finding new products, we have more than 12,000 people working across our R&D organisation dedicated to finding new ways to improve the treatment of diseases and illnesses.

Find out more about the main areas of science we are focusing on, how we conduct our research, what drives our R&D operations, and how we carry out clinical trials.