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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...Read more
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the new UK interventions to tackle the spread of COVID-19, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, said: “I am fully supportive of the new measures announced tonight [...Read more
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 atRead more
Our President Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci responds to the government’s first daily press conference on coronavirus “I applaud the Government’s approach of put...Read more
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&rsqRead more
Our Search Committee lead Professor Paul Stewart FMedSci explains his role in the search for the Academy’s next President, and how you can help. [Please note: the Academy has extended the d...Read more