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The Academy, HIC-Vac network, MRC and Wellcome today published a meeting report on Controlled Human Infection Model (CHIM) studi...Read more
Two Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences have been elected to the British Academy in 2018. Professor Sir David Cannadine, President of the British Academy said: “I am delighted to welcome this year’s exceptionally talented new Fellows to the Academy. Including ...Read more
The development of genome editing technologies - such as CRISPR-Cas9 - has led to widespread discussion about their potential to modify a human embryo, sperm or egg cell in order to prevent disease or influence other heritable characteristics. Last week, the Nuffield Council on Bi...Read more
A new joint Academy report on childhood neurodevelopment disorders in Brazil calls for more to be done to bring children suffering from these conditions into the healthcare system, was published todayRead more
The Science and Technology Committee yesterday published their report on an immigration system that works for science and innovation. The Academy President, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedS...Read more
The Academy applauds the launch of a new funding call designed to support research to better understand the way multiple diseases cluster in patients in the UK, jointly issued by the Medical Research Council (MRC; now part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)) and National Institute for Health Re...Read more