Who we are

The George Institute is a leading independent global medical research institute with major centres in Australia, China, India and the UK, and an international network of experts and collaborators.

Our mission is to improve the health of millions of people worldwide, particularly those living in disadvantaged circumstances, by challenging the status quo to find the best ways to prevent and treat non-communicable diseases (NCDs), injury and violence.

Our mission is to improve the health of millions of people worldwide

700+ people across the globe

45 countries with ongoing projects

8000+ publications & other academic outputs

£600+ million raised for research since 1999

Our strategy

The George Institute is focused on the global health challenges that cause the greatest loss of life, the greatest impairment of life quality and the most substantial economic burden, particularly in resource-poor settings.

Through a program of research, advocacy/thought leadership, and disruptive social entrepreneurship, we are driving global impact.

Our history

The George Institute's work in the UK started in 2004 and focuses on the most urgent research issues and areas of unmet need. In 2020, we entered into partnership with Imperial College London to pursue world-class research in health systems, women’s health, and multimorbidity.

Our leadership & people

We work with some of the world's best leaders and experts in their field.

Our Board of Directors supports and guides us in our mission to improve the health of millions of people globally.

Our Global Advisory Committee on Research, Impact, and Strategy, an independent body, provides advice on the Institute’s future research directions.