2 February 2016
Studies of high impact research over the last 10-20 years have been drawn together to develop eight lessons for biomedical and health organisations to consider as part of their research funding strategies, writes Adam Kamenetzky from the Policy Institute at King’s College London.
25 January 2016
AMRC went to visit Yorkshire Cancer Research to find out about their new strategy, and see it come to life.
Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme - in partnership with Motor Neurone Disease Association and the Chief Scientist Office
14 January 2016
Dr Sabine Best, Head of Research at Marie Curie, and Dr Belinda Cupid, Head of Research at the MND Association, discuss how two years on from the first steering group meeting of the James Lind Alliance (JLA) Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) to identify research priorities of for palliative and end of life care, Marie Curie has opened its largest ever research call, in partnership with the MND Association and the Chief Scientist Office (Scotland).
13 January 2016
Justine Hill, PPI Lead, NIHR Rare Diseases Translational Research Collaboration discusses the importance of working with patients and its new patient advisory group.
16 December 2015
Sam Clark is A PhD student from the University of Manchester who has been working with AMRC as a Communications Intern for the past three months. Here, he provides us with some of his experiences and views about his time with AMRC.
How the new Accelerated Access Review survey on ‘I’ statements is helping “put the patient centre stage”
15 December 2015
The Accelerated Access Review (AAR) interim report has highlighted “putting the patient centre stage” as one of its five propositions. As part of ongoing engagement, a new short survey was launched last week which seeks views on proposed ‘I’ statements. These aim to describe what is important to people who use services and that represent principles reflecting the patient voice across the innovation pathway.
8 December 2015
Ed Owen, chief executive at Cystic Fibrosis Trust, who spoke at our annual conference in November, recaps the opportunities for charities that venture philanthropy holds.
The changing landscape for medical research and the role of patients - AMRC’s annual conference 2015
3 December 2015
This month, AMRC held its 29th annual conference which focused on the changing landscape for medial research and patient-centered collaborations. In this blog we recount the event highlights.
23 November 2015
Friday saw the start of the Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Challenge which puts children and young people in charge. In this guest blog, Kate Harvey from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics reflects on two years of progress in involving children in the design and delivery of medical research.
9 November 2015
Last week, AMRC attended Partnering for Cures – the seventh annual meeting from the team at FasterCures. AMRC’s Aisling Burnand and Andy Clempson attended along with five AMRC members to fly the flag for UK charities. Here, Andy tells us more about the meeting and what the UK can learn from our colleagues across the pond!