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Six Academy Fellows have been recognised in the New Year Honours 2011. A full list of honours is available here.Read more
Andrew Lansley MP, Secretary of State for Health said: “National regulation and local governance of health research are too complex and scattered across too many different ...Read more
Urgent changes are required to the regulation and governance of health research in the UK because unnecessary delays, bureaucracy and complexity are stifling medical advances, without additional benefits to patient safety. A report by the Academy of Medical Sciences sets...Read more
As part of an initiative by the Inter Academy Medical Panel, the Academy has highlighted its endorsement of a statement on the health co-benefits of policies to tackle climate change.Read more
Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS FMedSci has been elected a member of the German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina. For more information, please visit the Leopoldina website. ...Read more
A public dialogue has indicated conditional support for research involving animals that contain human cells or human-like genetic material, with most participants finding this research acceptable when conducted for the purpose of improving human health or curing disease.Read more