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In a joint statement, presented to Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel today, science academies from G20 states came together to highlight the challenge of communicable and non-communicable disease to global health and the economy. The statement offers strategies and tools to tackle commu...Read more
Today, Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee published an open letter to the Government, stressing the importance of UK research and inno...Read more
On 21st February 2017, the Academy hosted a discussion dinner for award holders on the topic of Big Data. Professor Dame Janet Thornton DBE FRS FMedSci, Fellow of the Academy and world leader in bioinformatics was the guest speaker for our recent award holders&...Read more
This week the Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM) published a report on ‘Human genome editing in the EU’, summarising a joint workshop held on 28 April 2016 by the Academy,Read more
The Academy and ABPI have today published the report of the FORUM meeting on ‘The UK drug discovery landscape’. The way drug discovery in the UK is conducted is changing, with a move towaRead more
Academy Fellow Ray Dolan FRS FMedSci, Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Director of the Max Plank Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing at University College London, has been awardedRead more