Early detection and diagnosis research in cancer

One of the key ways to improve cancer outcomes is to detect and diagnose at an earlier stage when cancers are far more treatable. However, a limitation to the earlier diagnosis of some cancers is the lack of technologies that can detect very early indicators of disease. This means research into novel tests and innovations, and the rapid implementation of effective interventions into the healthcare system, are crucial. 

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AMS response to the Next Generation Researchers Initiative

In response to a request from the US National Academy of Sciences, the Academy produced a paper providing a UK snapshot of efforts by the research community to aid the transition to independent research careers for biomedical researchers. The Academy's paper was published in May 2018. 

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Controlled Human Infection Model studies

The Academy of Medical Sciences, Wellcome, and the Human Infection Challenge vaccine network convened a one-day workshop on how to develop the environment for Controlled Human Infection Model studies in the UK. The report of the workshop was published in July 2018.

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Health of the Public in 2040: implementation

The Academy is working to implement the recommendations of its report exploring how the UK’s research environment needs to adapt to meet the health challenges the population will face by 2040.  

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

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Webinar: Addressing the threat of antimalarial drug resistance to malaria elimination in Southeast Asia

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The Academy of Medical Sciences and The Lancet International Health Lecture 2020

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