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The Academy endeavours be as flexible as possible to support all our researchers around the challenges of coronavirus. Our grants support many clinical academics now being asked to pause their research and focus on patient care. Together with the wider research community, we've ...Read more
“We all own the healthy ageing agenda,” said Alison Giles, Associate Director for Healthy Ageing at Centre of Ageing Better, during the panel discussion on ‘Inequalities and avoiding harm’ at the recentRead more
The Academy of Medical Sciences and MQ have rapidly convened an expert group to develop mental health and neuroscience research priorities relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The expert group will publish its outputs within appr...Read more
Genome editing is revolutionising biomedical research and the discovery of new medicines - read more in our FORUM policy report. Editing the genome has never been easier, allowing us to understand thRead more
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the new UK interventions to tackle the spread of COVID-19, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, saidRead more
Our President Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci responds to the government’s first daily press conference on coronavirus “I applaud the Government’s approach of put...Read more