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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
John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford University, is to become President of The Academy of Medical Sciences from November 2006. Professor Bell will succeed Sir Keith Peters, Emeritus Regius Professor of Physics at Cambridge University and President of The Academy since 2002.Read more
Funders of medical research should develop better evidence to demonstrate the range of societal benefits that result from the investment in medical research - according to a report 'Medical research: assessing the benefits to society' published today by the Academy of Medical Sciences.Read more
There is an urgent need to reform regulations governing personal medical data to improve public healthcare, according to a report published today by the Academy of Medical Sciences.Read more
While current methods of safety evaluation of drugs have been largely successful, the pharmaceutical industry and academic researchers can improve the safety of medicines further by making more use ofRead more
The Academy welcomes the announcement from Lord Warner that the UK government is going ahead with plans to implement reforms for the better regulation and availability of medicines for children.Read more