14 Academy Fellows elected to the Royal Society in 2017



Fourteen Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences have been elected to the Royal Society in 2017.

Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society, says: “Science is a way of understanding both the world around us and ourselves. It is one of the great triumphs of human achievement and has contributed hugely to our prosperity and health. Science will continue to play a crucial role as we tackle some of the great challenges of our time including food, energy, health and the environment.  The scientists elected to the Fellowship are leaders who have advanced their fields through their ground breaking work. We are delighted to welcome them to the Royal Society.”

The newly elected Fellows are:

Professor Wendy Bickmore FRS FMedSci, University of Edinburgh

Professor Neil Burgess FRS FMedSci, University College London

Professor Krishna Chatterjee FRS FMedSci, University of Cambridge

Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith FRS FMedSci, University of Cambridge

Professor Richard Houslton FRS FMedSci, The Institute of Cancer Research

Professor Yvonne Jones FRS FMedSci, University of Oxford

Professor Stafford Lightman FRS FMedSci, University of Bristol

Dr Andrew McKenzie FRS FMedSci, University of Cambridge

Professor David Owen FRS FMedSci, University of Cambridge

Professor Anne Ridley FRS FMedSci, King's Collge London

Professor David Rubinsztein FRS FMedSci, University of Cambridge

Dr Patrick Vallance FRS FMedSci, GlaxoSmithKline

Professor Hugh Watkins FRS FMedSci, University of Oxford

Dr Roger Williams FRS FMedSci, University of Cambridge 

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