20 July 2007
AMRC Chief Executive Simon Denegri is amongst those who signed a letter to the Guardian newspaper, calling for the government to retain the science and technology select committee
20 June 2007
The Prime Minister Tony Blair has replied to the letter signed by members of the AMRC and the Genetic Interest Group about the creation of human-animal hybrid embryos for research.
AMRC Launches New Charity Guidelines for Working with Industry, Urges Greater Openness and Transparency
14 June 2007
The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) today said that charity collaborations with industry are an essential and inevitable aspect of the way medicines and treatments are developed, while emphasising the need for charities to ensure public confidence in what they do by being more open and transparent.
21 May 2007
In a series of articles for The Guardian, Sophie Petit-Zeman looks at how a partnership of asthma patients, carers and doctors were able to work together in setting research and treatment priorities.
17 May 2007
AMRC comments on the draft bill on Human Tissues and Embryos
7 April 2007
Members of the AMRC and the Genetic Interest Group were invited to sign a letter to the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, following publication of the report from the Science and Technology Committee Inquiry into the Regulation of Hybrid and Chimera Embryos.
15 March 2007
The winners of a unique charity Science Communication Award were announced at a National Science and Engineering week event last night. The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) competition is designed to reward charities that work hard to make the science they fund relevant to the patients, members of the public and many other people who support them.
2 February 2007
A recent audit of its members, conducted by the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) shows that medical research charities – many of them household names – are maintaining high standards in the way they distribute public money to research, despite some tough challenges.
5 January 2007
AMRC responds to media reports that the government may seek to ban research which involves the fusion of human DNA with animal eggs to create "cybrids" - very early stage embryos as a source of stem cells for research