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In response to a call for a moratorium on heritable genome editing, as published in Nature, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of The Academy of Medical Sciences said: “There is no doubt that genome editing technologies hold huge potential for the future health of pat...Read more
Following the vote in Parliament to reject the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences said: “Parliament has rejected the Prime Minister’s deal again. “In the...Read more
The Academy has published a new report, "Horizon scanning – research and innovation to transform the health of society by 2048”, the product of a series of activities involving Fellows, grant awardee...Read more
The Academy is working to encourage conversations about death and dying after The Departure Lounge through a flatpack version of its innovative engagement event. As part of the Academy's ongoing projRead more
"In my mind back then, the University of Glasgow was not the natural habitat for someone from the south-side of Glasgow in Govanhill." We have just published aRead more
Dr Sian Henson is a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London where she studies the importance of the immune system in aging. Ageing is often thought of as inevitable, rather than treatable. My work focuses on how we can reverse some aspects of ageing and promote a healt...Read more