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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 Sciences.Read 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
The Academy of Medical Sciences has launched a new website, www.academicmedicine.ac.uk, to encourage and promote career opportunities in the biomedical sciences.Read more
In an open letter to the BMJ, the signatories Professor John Bell, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences and Professor Sir John Tooke, Chair of the Council of Heads of Medical School claim that without a research-oriented medical workforce the
government's vision of the UK a...