FORUM reports

We summarise all our FORUM events in a meeting report, providing an enduring resource for informing future discussions and policy. Reports cover a diverse range of topics, and provide an important repository for the Academy and our partners. For a full list of both historical and upcoming FORUM events, please see our FORUM events page.


2021 FORUM Sir Colin Dollery Annual Lecture: Showcasing the UK's scientific contributions to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic

Antimicrobial resistance research: learning lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic - full report

Antimicrobial resistance research: learning lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic - short summary 

Diagnostics: building capacity and capability in the UK - short summary


Advances in antimicrobial innovation

Advancing regulatory science for innovative medical products

Building a sustainable UK diagnostics sector

Multimorbidity: Cross-sector opportunities for developing new interventions for patients with multiple long-term conditions

Precision prevention for modifiable health risks: Steps to achieving personalised preventive healthcare

Women's health: a life course approach - full report

Women's health: a life course approach - short summary



2020 FORUM Annual Lecture - Technology for sustainable health and social care

Public involvement and engagement in research during the COVID-19 pandemic

Healthy ageing



Shaping the future training and employment environment for clinical research

2019 FORUM Annual Lecture - The promise of human genome editing for rare and genetic disease

Adaptive trials - acceptability, utility and versatility

The future of gene therapies: next steps for the UK



2018 FORUM Annual Lecture - Transforming health through engineering and technology

Delivering novel therapies in the 21st century

Next steps for using real world evidence

Accelerating the translation of early detection and diagnosis research in cancer

Bridging the preclinical-clinical boundary



The mind-body interface - 2017 FORUM Annual Lecture

Accelerating access to medical innovation: a research agenda for innovation science

Oncology endpoints in clinical research

Personalised psychiatry

Digital maturity of local health and social care systems: the industry perspective

Exemplar clinical pathways for a stratified approach to severe asthma

Geographical clusters: a vision for the future


Regulation and governance of health research: five years on

Influencing the trajectories of ageing

Health economics for stratified medicine

The UK drug discovery landscape

FORUM Annual Lecture 2016 - What can academia do to improve productivity in the NHS?

Exemplar clinical pathways for a stratified approach to cardiovascular disease


Exemplar clinical pathways for a stratified approach to diabetes

Real world evidence

Stratified, personalised or 'P4' medicine

Geographical clusters

FORUM Annual Lecture 2015 -  A vision for the UK life sciences sector


Health apps: regulation and quality control

Patient adherence to medicines

Open innovation in the NHS

FORUM Annual Lecture 2014 -  Horizon scanning: looking ahead to 2025

Data in safe havens


FORUM Annual Lecture 2013 - The changing pharmaceutical industry and the opportunity for precision medicine


FORUM Annual Lecture 2012 - Frameworks for the regulation of medicinal products: opportunities and challenges


FORUM Annual Lecture 2010 - The importance of regulatory science to the healthcare portfolio

FORUM Annual Lecture 2008 - The UK pharmaceutical industry - what does the future hold?


FORUM Annual Lecture 2007 - The highs and lows of academic industrial collaborations

FORUM Symposium - Optimizing stratified medicines R&D: addressing scientific and economic issues


FORUM Annual Lecture 2006 - The human genome: realising pharmaceutical opportunities

FORUM Symposium - Drug discovery


FORUM Annual Lecture 2005 - Cancer research in the UK: areas of optimism and concern


FORUM Annual Lecture 2004 - Can Europe compete in biomedical research?

FORUM Symposium - Medicines for children 

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