As a company, our success depends on a vibrant and productive R&D function that encourages creativity and facilitates the discovery and development of new medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
In this section you will find stories about the work our scientists are doing and learn more about what goes on behind the scenes in our R&D operations.
Can mosquitoes prevent malaria?
Why are we breeding 2,000 mosquitoes every week?
Bacteria: friends or foes?
Can the micro-organisms in our bodies be made to protect us from disease?
Science fiction to science fact
Find out how our scientists have helped create a lung-on-a-microchip
Our Chief Medical Officer James Shannon on how we share data
Fluorescent bacteria: nowhere to hide
A new technique to identify bacteria
Inside the Open Lab
Thulasi Warrier on on what it's like to work at Tres Cantos