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Dame Lesley Fallowfield is Professor of Psycho Oncology at the University of Sussex and renowned for her work on putting patients’ quality of life at the heart of cancer researc...Read more
Following the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences said: "I am pleased that the Chancellor reiterated his commitment to invest 2.4% of GDP in R&D by 2027, a substantial increase on the current 1.7%.Read more
The Academy of Medical Sciences is holding a two-day meeting to explore key areas of neurodevelopmental research. We hear from the co-Chairs of the meeting, Professor Sir Michael Owen FMedSci FLSW and Pr...Read more
In response to a call for a moratorium on heritable genome editing, as published in Nature, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of The Academy of Medical Sciences said: “There is noRead more
Following the vote in Parliament to reject the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences said: “ParliamentRead more
The Academy is working to encourage conversations about death and dying after The Departure Lounge through a flatpack version of its innovative engagement event. As part of the Academy's ongoing project ...Read more