- Date 18 May 2020
The Academy of Medical Sciences has elected 50 of the UK’s most prominent biomedical and health scientists to their Fellowship*, it has been announced today [Wednesday 13 May 2020].
The new Fellows have been chosen for their exceptional contributions to advancing biomedical science via world-leading research discoveries, running national science communication and engagement programmes and translating scientific advances into benefits for patients and the public.
The value of medical science has never been more apparent than during the current coronavirus global health crisis. From testing and vaccine development, to public health and behavioural science, to addressing the impacts of lockdown measures on mental health, biomedical and health scientists are helping to guide the UK through unprecedented challenges.