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The Academy have launched a national debate on drugs and drug use today (31 January 2007). The call comes in light of the establishment of an Academy of Medical Sciences working group set up to explore the impact of scientific developments that could lead to new drugs to enhance the...Read more
The Weatherall report, an independent study into the use of non-human primates in research, published on Tuesday 12 December 2006. The report examines the scientific basis for recent, current and future use of non-human primates in biological and medical research. Sir Dav...Read more
Academy response to the Cooksey Review part of the pre budget report 6 December 2006.Read more
The Government is not making best use of independent scientific advice when making critical decisions, such as stockpiling antiviral drugs, in preparing for an influenza pandemic, warns a report byRead more
The Academy of Medical Science's 2006 Jean Shanks Lecture will be given today (16 November) by Dr Tachi Yamada FMedSci, president of the Global Health Programme of the Bill and Melinda Gates foRead more
Professor Sir Keith Peters, President of The Academy of Medical Sciences, welcomed the Government's invitation for the Academy to undertake an independent review of the strategic choices identified by the Foresight report Drugs Futures 2025.Read more