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MRC scientists elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

13 May 2020

MRC-supported scientists are among the distinguished medical researchers elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Election to the Fellowship is awarded for scientific excellence which includes notable contributions to biomedical and health science, the generation of new knowledge in medical sciences and its translation into benefits to society.

In addition to several MRC Board and Panel members being recognised, newly elected fellows with MRC affiliations include:

Professor Peter Brown, Director of the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford  

Professor Bart De Strooper, Director of the UK Dementia Research Institute

Professor Diana Gibb, Professor of Epidemiology and MRC Senior Clinical Scientist at the MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL

Dr Roger Highfield, Director of Science, The Science Museum Group and MRC Council Member

Professor Oliver Howes, Professor of Molecular Psychiatry, Programme Leader at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences and Visiting Professor, Imperial College London

Professor Pontiano Kaleebu, Director, MRC/UVRI & LSHTM Uganda Research Unit and Director, Uganda Virus Research Institute

Professor Alison Lloyd, Professor of Cell Biology, UCL, and Director, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology at UCL

Professor Oscar Marín, Director, MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at King's College London

Professor Ludovic Vallier, Professor of Regenerative Medicine, Wellcome - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Professor Helen Weiss, Professor of Epidemiology, and Director, MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Professor Matthew Wood, Professor of Neuroscience and Deputy Head, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford and Interim Director of the Nucleic Acid Therapy Accelerator

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