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48 of the UK’s world leading researchers have been elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences

10 May, 2018

48 of the UK’s world leading researchers have been elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences this year, including Professor Frank Kelly.  The new Fellows have been elected for their outstanding contribution to biomedical and health sicnece, leading research discoveries and translating developments into benefits for patientes and the wider society.

This year's elected Fellows have expertise that spans sleep research, infectious and tropical diseases, diabetes medicine, parasite biology and ultrasound research and technology among many other fields.

Three new Fellows bring invaluable insight and expertise from an industrial background.

Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences said:

“The Academy simply could not tackle major health and policy challenges without our dynamic and diligent brain trust of Fellows. I extend my warmest congratulations to all who are joining us this year, each of whom has earnt this prestige by advancing their own field of biomedical science.