Seven Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh are among the newest Fellows elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences.
In total, 59 influential biomedical and health scientists have been elected in recognition of their exceptional contributions to the advancement of biomedical and health science, cutting edge research discoveries, and translating developments into benefits for patients and wider society.
Those RSE Fellows elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences this year are:
- Professor Linda Bauld OBE FRSE FMedSci,
Bruce and John Usher Chair in Public Health, University of Edinburgh
- Professor Marion Campbell FRSE FMedSci,
Vice Principal and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) & Professor of Health Services Research, University of Aberdeen
- Professor Janet Clarkson FRSE FMedSci,
Professor (Clinical) & Personal Chair of Clinical Effectiveness, Dentistry, University of Dundee
- Professor Ewen Harrison FRSE FMedSci,
Professor of Surgery and Data Science, University of Edinburgh
- Professor Andrew Hopkins FRS FRSE FMedSci FLSW,
- Professor Gillian Mead FRSE FMedSci,
Professor of Stroke and Elderly Care Medicine, University of Edinburgh
- Professor Miratul Muqit FRSE FMedSci,
Professor of Experimental Neurology and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science, University of Dundee
Professor Dame Anne Johnson DBE PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences, said:
These new Fellows are pioneering biomedical research and driving life-saving improvements in healthcare, from understanding the spread of infectious diseases to developing mental health interventions. It’s a pleasure to recognise and celebrate their exceptional talent by welcoming them to the Fellowship.
This year, we are celebrating our 25th anniversary. The Fellowship is our greatest asset, and their broad expertise and dynamic ability has shaped the Academy to become the influential, expert voice of health. As we look to the future, the collective wisdom our new Fellows bring will be pivotal in achieving our mission to create an open and progressive research sector to improve the health of people everywhere.