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The Academy hosted its 15th FORUM Annual Lecture on ‘The mind-body interface’ on 6 September 2017. Professor Kevin Tracey, President and CEO, The US Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, gave the keynote presentation on ‘Molecular mechanisms in bioelectronic medicine’...Read more
A new coordinating body has been established to identify priority areas of research to improve the health of the public and help make sure research is translated into public benefit. The new UK Strategic Co-ordinating Body for Health of the Public Research (SCHOPR) will be a sub-board o...Read more
Professor Keith Gull FMedSci FRS, Panel Chair reflects on the success of the first round of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants, and announces the launch of the second round. “We are delighted with the success of this new scheme, which has funded 40 ...Read more
The Academy today published the report of a joint FORUM meeting with CASMI, the Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research on ‘Accelerating access to medical innovatRead more
We are pleased to announce that Round 19 of the Starter Grants scheme is now open to applications from clinicians in veterinary, human and dental medicine. The Starter Grants scheme is open toRead more
Dr Susie Candy, Director of Biomedical Grants and Policy, reflects on the early days of mentoring. How did the Academy’s Mentoring programme first come about? When the Academy of Medical Sciences was formed in 1998, the number of clinical ...Read more