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Vaccination isn't a personal choice, it's a public one

Friday, 26 April 2019

The risk posed by not vaccinating is far greater than any risk associated with receiving a vaccine says the Royal Irish Academy's Life and Medical Sciences committee who wants to help the public make more informed...

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Clinical Trials

Friday, 22 June 2018

Our Life and Medical Sciences Committee have released a statement on Clinical Trials in Ireland looking at clinical trials and examining good clinical practice, patient consent and the economy of clinical trials.

Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Gene Editing: Technologies, Potential and Ethical Implications

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

On Thursday 26 April 2018, The Life and Medical Sciences Committee presented a one-day conference addressing the wide-ranging implications of gene editing techniques for all of life and medical science.

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

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