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The Use of Non-Human Primates in Research

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...

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Pandemic Influenza: science to policy

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.  

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Academy of Medical Sciences appoints new President

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.

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