Ten Academy Fellows elected to the Royal Society this year

Congratulations to the Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences elected to the Royal Society this year.

 Venki Ramakrishnan FRS FMedSci, President of the Royal Society, said: 

`At this time of global crisis, the importance of scientific thinking, and the medicines, technologies and insights it delivers, has never been clearer. Our Fellows and Foreign Members are central to the mission of the Royal Society, to use science for the benefit of humanity.  While election to the Fellowship is a recognition of exceptional individual contributions to the sciences, it is also a network of expertise that can be drawn on to address issues of societal, and global significance. This year’s Fellows and Foreign Members have helped shape the 21st century through their work at the cutting-edge of fields from human genomics, to climate science and machine learning. It gives me great pleasure to celebrate these achievements, and those yet to come, and welcome them into the ranks of the Royal Society’.

Fellows joining the Royal Society's Fellowship this year are:

Sir David Cooksey FRS FMedSci, Founding Chair, Francis Crick Institute

Professor Kevin Brindle FRS FMedSci, University of Cambridge

Professor Gordon Brown FRS FMedSci, University of Exeter

Dr Francois Guillemot FRS FMedSci, Francis Crick Institute

Professor Andrew Jackson FRS FMedSci, University of Edinburgh

Professor Xin Lu FRS FMedSci, University of Oxford

Professor Keith Matthews FRS FMedSci, University of Edinburgh

Professor Catherine Price FRS FMedSci, University College London

Dr William Schafer FRS FMedSci, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Dr Sarah Teichmann FRS FMedSci, University of Cambridge

The Academy of Medical Sciences will be announcing its newly elected Fellows for this year on Wednesday 13 May.

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