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In anticipation of the next general election, the Academy of Medical Sciences has written to the leaders of the major political parties to outline its vision for UK medical science. The vision highlights how groundbreaking advances in medical science offer the next UK ...Read more
The Academy has released a statement on climate change to coincide with the publication in the Lancet of a series of studies on the impact of strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on public health.Read more
The Academy of Medical Sciences has launched a new study to examine the use of animals containing human material in scientific research. Consideration of this rapidly advancing area of science is needed to ensure that research into our understanding of diseases and their treatment can tak...Read more
Statement from Academy President Professor Sir John Bell FRS PMedSci in response to the sacking of Professor David NuttRead more
Academy Vice-President Professor Ronald Laskey has been awarded one of the Royal Society's 2009 Royal Medals. For more information, please visit the Royal Society website.Read more
A report of a meeting held by the Academy of Medical Sciences highlights the need to build capacity to process the vast amounts of data generated by genetic studies.Read more