Professor elected to prestigious Medical Sciences Fellowship
Press release issued: 9 May 2008
Andrew Halestrap, Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Bristol has been elected to a Fellowship of The Academy of Medical Sciences for his exceptional contribution to the field.
The Academy’s Fellows are the United Kingdom’s leading medical scientists from hospitals, academia, industry and the public service. A Fellowship recognises exceptional distinction in academia, the professions or industry and commerce.
Fellows are selected for their contribution either in the form of original discovery or of sustained contributions to scholarship, or for the application of existing scientific knowledge or understanding in an innovative way, so as to bring about advances in human health and welfare.
The Academy of Medical Sciences seeks to play a pivotal role in determining the future of medical science in the UK. It promotes advances in medical science, and campaigns to ensure these are translated into healthcare benefits for society.