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A report published by the Academy of Medical Sciences and The Royal Academy of Engineering highlights Systems Biology as a groundbreaking new approach to scientific research and calls for more support for research at the intersection of engineering and biology to ensure the UK remains competit...Read more
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 perfo...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 by thRead more
At its meeting on the 'Science of Violence' the Academy of Medical Sciences calls for greater collaboration and sharing of data between medical and criminal justice communities.Read more