17 October 2007
The borders of the UK medical research funding map were expanded today with the publication of an in-depth analysis of spending by 29 member charities of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) on research across all areas of health and disease. The report, “From Donation to Innovation: An analysis of health research funded by medium and smaller sized medical research charities” is published by the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) and AMRC to coincide with AMRC's AGM and Conference in London.
9 October 2007
AMRC gave its initial response to the Chancellor’s Pre-Budget Report and Comprehensive Spending Review today.
8 October 2007
Paving the way to future legislation which will affect medical research, the Government’s response to the Report of the Joint Committee on the Human Tissue and Embryos (draft) Bill was published today.
4 October 2007
AMRC comments on the launch of the health minister Lord Darzi's interim report on the NHS
19 September 2007
The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) today announced that Baroness Cumberlege CBE DL will be its new chair.
5 September 2007
Comment from AMRC on the HFEA decision to consider allowing the creation of animal/human hybrid embryos
1 August 2007
AMRC comments on the report of the joint committee on the Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill
27 July 2007
AMRC welcomes the announcement that the medical research charity sector will be represented on the Board of the Office for Strategic Co-ordination of Health Research (OSCHR).
23 July 2007
The Home Office has published the 2006 figures for the use of animals in scientific research. 3.01 million animal procedures were carried out in 2006, a rise of approximately 4% on 2005. However, the figure for 2006 is close to half what it was 30 years ago.