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On the 7 March 2019, the Academy and the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult hosted a FORUM workshop on ‘The future of gene therapies: next steps for the UK’. The workshop brought together a diverse range of speakers and stakeholders from ...Read more
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 andRead 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
The Academy has published a new report, "Horizon scanning – research and innovation to transform the health of society by 2048”, the product of a series of activities involving Fellows, grant awardee...Read more