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How can genome editing be used to treat disease?

Genome editing is revolutionising biomedical research and the discovery of new medicines - read more in our FORUM policy report. Editing the genome has never been easier, allowing us to understand the role of genes in biology and disease and...

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Coronavirus updates for 41 Portland Place

Following careful consideration of government advice on the evolving coronavirus epidemic we are severely limiting activities at, and access to, the Academy headquarters building at this time. Our venue team at

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President's response to the Budget

Following the Chancellor's Budget speech, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, said: “In the face of the global challenge posed by COVID-19, I&rsq

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