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Why I Support Chemistry

Giving to Chemistry@Cambridge

We are very grateful for the philanthropic donations that support the work of the Department of Chemistry. In this section, donors talk about why they have chosen to support us.

Read more at: R. Derek Finlay

R. Derek Finlay

"I hope the new Chemistry of Health building will enable breakthroughs in our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and bring us closer to the development of new treatments." 


Read more at: Dr Yusuf Hamied

Dr Yusuf Hamied

"At Cambridge, Professor (later Lord) Todd transformed my experience of science, and became my mentor and eventually my friend. I have never forgotten the lessons I learned from him, and even today I still use my old chemistry notebooks when developing new syntheses of drugs."