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46 of the United Kingdom's leading medical researchers have been recognised for excellence in medical science by election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. 15 (33%) of these new Fellows are women, more than double ...Read more
The growing global burden of non-communicable disease and the escalating cost of healthcare and of drug development in economically challenging times have been identified by the UK Academy of Medical Sciences as key challenges to tackle in the next 5 years. A new strat...Read more
Statement from Professor Sir John Tooke, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences in response to the announcement of research initiatives to address the hereditary transmission of mitochondrial disease, funded by the Wellcome Trust and the launch of a public ...Read more
The Academy has responded to the Department of Business Innovation and Skills' Innovation and Research St...Read more
Professor Sir John Tooke PMedSci has today begun a 5 year term as President of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He takes over from Professor Sir John Bell FRS HonFREng FMedSci who retired on 24Read more
Animals containing human tissues, cells or genetic information are used to refine research methods, creating animal models that better represent human disease and which can be used to develop new treatments. A report by the Academy of Med...Read more