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The Weatherall report, an independent study into the use of non-human primates in research, published on Tuesday 12 December 2006. The report examines the scientific basis for recent, current and future use of non-human primates in biological and medical research. Sir Dav...Read more
Academy response to the Cooksey Review part of the pre budget report 6 December 2006.Read more
The Government is not making best use of independent scientific advice when making critical decisions, such as stockpiling antiviral drugs, in preparing for an influenza pandemic, warns a report by the Royal Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences.Read more
The Academy of Medical Science's 2006 Jean Shanks Lecture will be given today (16 November) by Dr Tachi Yamada FMedSci, president of the Global Health Programme of the Bill and Melinda Gates foRead more
At its meeting on the 'Science of Violence' the Academy of Medical Sciences calls for greater collaboration and sharing of data between medical and criminal justice communities.Read more
John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford University, is to become President of The Academy of Medical Sciences from November 2006. Professor Bell will succeed Sir Keith Peters, Emeritus Regius Professor of Physics at Cambridge University and President of The Academy since 2002.Read more