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Irene Higginson is Professor of Palliative Care and Policy at King’s College London, and Director of the Cicely Saunders Institute, the first purpose built institute for research into palliative care. People with advanced illness often have a dozen or more different symptom...Read more
A blog by our President, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci As the NHS turns 70 this year there will be much discussion of past successes, concerns for the present, and hopes for the future. I believe that we can have high hopes for the future, and I am hopefu...Read more
This year, we are celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of the FORUM. Here our President, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, reflects on the growth of the FORUM over the years. The Academy’s FORUM was established in 2003 to re...Read more
Academy Fellow Francesca Happé is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at King’s College London where she researches autism spectrum disorder. When you imagine somebody with autism, how dRead more
Our President, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, looks at leadership in the life sciences. There is no doubt that to continue to improve health and wealth in the UK and globally we will need exceRead more
Deborah Ashby is an Academy Fellow and Professor of Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials at Imperial College London. Every medical treatment has potential benefits, but also risks. Weighing up these benefits and risks is often one of th...Read more