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The mind-body interface

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’...

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GCRF Networking Grants Round 2 Opens

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 ...

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Accelerating access to medical innovation

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 innovat

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Why does the Academy have a Mentoring programme?

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 ...

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