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Scientist Focus: Chris Medway

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneKaty StubbsEd PinchesGlyn Morris

Dr Chris Medway, from the University of Nottingham, was awarded our Sir Terry Pratchett Fellowship in 2012. As part of the three-year fellowship, Chris has spent the last year working at the Mayo Clinic in Florida searching for rare genetic changes that alter the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. I caught up with him as he […]

Rules and regulations: removing hurdles in the race for a treatment

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneKaty StubbsEd PinchesGlyn Morris

When we talk about speeding up drug development, the image that probably springs to mind is a lab full of scientists in white coats, working hard on the problem at hand. Most people won’t think of rows of MPs in the House of Commons, yet our politicians have a big part to play in the […]