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Concerns over Psychoactive Substances Bill

The Academy and other reserach organisations have written to the Home Secretary, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, to highlight concerns over unintended but damaging consequences for medical research of the Psychoactive Substances Bill. The Bill, cu...

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Annual Report and Accounts 2014-15

The Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2015 are now available to download. 2014/15 was a year of growth with total income increasing by 33% to £5.8 million, due to successful fundraising and an in...

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Reflections on the search for a new President

Professor Martin Humphries FMedSci, Vice President (non clinical) and Chair of the Search Committee reflects on the Academy's search for a new President.  The election of a new leader is a significant moment in the life cycle of ...

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Academy welcomes quantitative skills report

The Academy of Medical Sciences welcomes the publication of the British Academy’s report 'Count us in'. Professor Sir John Tooke PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, welcomed

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