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A report by the Academy of Medical Sciences has concluded that research involving inter-species embryos (human embryos containing animal material) should be permitted under regulation, to develop tools for understanding human development and to further our knowledge of nuclear transfer techniq...Read more
The Academy and other leading medical research organisations have published responses to the report by Sir David Weatherall FRS FMedSci on the use of non-human primates in research and have pledged support for a UK strategy for non-human primate research.Read more
Academy statement in response to the University and College Union (UCU) actions encouraging its members to sever ties with Israeli researchers.Read more
Eight of the United Kingdoms leading female researchers have been recognised for exceptional contributions to medicine and society with their election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical ScRead more
Forty new Fellows have been elected to the Academy Fellowship. These distinguished medical scientists join the existing Fellows of the Academy bringing the total membership to 881.Read more
Academy statement on the publication of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee's report on the Government proposals for the regulation of Hybrid and Chimera embryos.Read more