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The Academy of Medical Science's 2006 Jean Shanks Lecture will be given today (16 November) by Dr Tachi Yamada FMedSci, president of the Global Health Programme of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation.Read 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
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 RegiuRead 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: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 of recent advances in scientific understanding, growing information networks and large patient data...Read more