Stories behind the review

Professor Sir John Tooke, President

Welcome to the Academy's review of 2013

Use the tabs above to view our formal review, or hear from the people behind that work below.

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Dipping a toe in the water

Teresa Tsakok talks about her experiences at the 2013 Spring Meeting and gives her advice for anyone considering attending next year.

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Understanding heart cells

Matt Daniels is a Clinical Lecturer using one of the Academy’s starter grants to find out what makes heart cells tick.

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Does psychiatry have an image problem?

Breaking down the boundaries between psychiatry and neuroscience will help improve the treatment of mental ill health.

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Personalised potential

Keeping the UK at the forefront of research into stratified and personalised medicines.

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Close and constructive dialogue

How the Academy and others worked to secure a favourable settlement for medical research and training in the 2013 Spending Round.

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Dipping a toe in the water

Teresa Tsakok talks about her experiences at the 2013 Spring Meeting and gives her advice for anyone considering attending next year.

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Don’t be bound by the current rulebook

How the Academy has been sharing advice on the movement of researchers between academia and industry.

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Championing knowledge

The Academy’s lectures provided opportunities to celebrate outstanding achievements in medical science and to highlight major breakthroughs.

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A guiding light

Being a clinical academic can be a lonely experience, but the Academy’s mentoring scheme helps individuals stay focused.

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Health, lies and videotape

Delving into the archive of old public heath films has helped the Academy engage the public in conversations about new areas of science.

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