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In March 2010, then Health Secretary Andy Burnham announced a Government commission for the Academy of Medical Sciences to conduct an independent review of the regulation and governance of UK medical research. The Academy had highlighted the need for this review in 'Read more
A report by the Academy of Medical Sciences highlights an urgent need to redress the balance between teaching and research in our Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to maintain the UK's position as a leader in biomedical and clinical sciences. Achieving this balance is critical not only for the...Read more
Eight Academy Fellows have been recognised in the New Year Honours 2010. A complete list of honours is availableRead more
In anticipation of the next general election, the Academy of Medical Sciences has written to the leaders of the major political parties to outline its vision for UK medical science. The visionRead more
The Academy has released a statement on climate change to coincide with the publication in the Lancet of a series of studies on the impact of strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on publicRead more
Statement from Academy President Professor Sir John Bell FRS PMedSci in response to the sacking of Professor David NuttRead more