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Academy of Medical Sciences statement on the Government's response to the Joint Committee Report on the Human Tissue and Embryos (Draft) Bill.Read more
An Academy of Medical Sciences working group, chaired by Professor Patrick Maxwell, Academy Registrar, has published a response to the review of Modernising Medical Careers (MMC). The paper expresses broad concerns over the implementation of MMC via the Medical Training Applications Service (M...Read more
Economic returns on the investment in UK medical research are to be assessed in a project jointly commissioned by the Academy of Medical Sciences, Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust.Read more
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 tRead 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 pledgedRead 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