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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
Funders of medical research should develop better evidence to demonstrate the range of societal benefits that result from the investment in medical research - according to a report 'Medical research: assessing the benefits to society' published today by the Academy of Medical Sciences....Read more
There is an urgent need to reform regulations governing personal medical data to improve public healthcare, according to a report published today by the Academy of Medical Sciences.Read more
While current methods of safety evaluation of drugs have been largely successful, the pharmaceutical industry and academic researchers can improve the safety of medicines further by making more useRead more
The Academy of Medical Sciences is urging funders of non-clinical research fellowships in the biomedical sciences to concentrate on improving the quality of existing schemes, rather than increasingRead more
A group of the United Kingdom's leading medical researchers warned of the increasing danger to individuals' health from the growing consumption of alcohol and the spiralling costs of alcohol-related illness to the NHS. The Academy of Medical Sciences working group called on Government ...Read more