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Our latest blog from our President, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, looks at leadership in the life sciences. There is no doubt that to continue to improve health and wealth in the UK and globally we will need exceptional leaders in biomedical and health research.Read more
Thirteen Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences have been elected to the Royal Society in 2018. Venki Ramakrishnan FRS FMedSci, President of the Royal Society, said: “Our Fellows are key to the Royal Society’s fundamental purpose of using science for the be...Read more
Professor Mark Emberton FMedSci discusses the challenges facing cancer drug development at an increasingly challenging time for doctors, patients, regulators and a healthcare system that demands better medicines, faster and at lower cost. Using more innovativeRead more
48 of the UK’s world leading researchers have been elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences, it has been announced today (Thursday 10 May). The new FellowsRead more
In 2018-19, the Academy will be addressing death and dying in a new public engagement project. Evidence from the scientific community suggests the UK is reaching a tipping point. For...Read more
NHS England has responded to its consultation on 'Supporting research in the NHS', which included proposals around the management of Excess Treatment Costs in the NHS and ...Read more