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2 November 2015
2014 was an outstanding year for the global biotech industry.  Capital fundraising records were broken in the US and Europe, resulting in the highest ever total of £33bn.  Furthermore, the UK was responsible for a substantial portion of the year’s success, a fact that was highlighted at BIA’s recent UK Bioscience Forum. The AMRC’s Sam Clark attended the event, and here he recaps some of the big issues covered…
15 October 2015
In light of the second reading of the Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill on Friday 16 October, our Chief Executive, Aisling Burnand, has written a blog highlighting our views on the Bill.
14 October 2015
Vivienne Parry, Head of Engagement at Genomics England discusses the complexities of the 100,000 genomes projects and what needs to be done to ensure there is a legacy from the project.
1 October 2015
AMRC and NIHR co-hosted an event this month- Getting the Most Out of Clinical Research. Take a look at our overview of the day and key themes drawn from the presentations and breakout sessions.
24 September 2015
Our new infographic ‘Medical Research Charities: investment; innovation; impact’ shows the extent of the charity sector's investment, the types of research it funds and some of the impacts resulting from this research.
7 September 2015
Claire Large, Executive Director at the Dunhill Medical Trust discusses the Trust's new programme to improve health and social care for older people.
20 August 2015
A tour of the highlights of the UK Health Research Analysis 2014 report, from Sara Ellis and Gemma Luck.
20 July 2015
Marie Curie discusses its new strategic plan to increase its reach and support more people living with terminal illness, including simplifying the strapline to explain the charity's aims more clearly.
14 July 2015
Dr Nicola Heron, Programme Director, NIHR Devices for Dignity discusses Devices for Dignity, a Healthcare Technology Cooperative, part of the NIHR infrastructure. Based in the NHS, it aims to deliver innovative technology solutions to support people living with long-term conditions, preserving their dignity and independence.
30 June 2015
The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC) is creating a free database of characteristics and traits relevant to each of the 20,000 genes in the mouse genome. This is revealing new insights into the genes we share, facilitating medical research and identifying genes that could play a role in human disease. Alice Tobin, communications officer at MRC Harwell, explains how it could boost charities’ research.