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Cross Party Group

Medical Research

Description

Cross Party Group on Medical Research

 

Purpose:

 

1.1  To bring medical research into the National Assembly for Wales to enhance Members’ understanding of funded projects in Welsh Universities, further education and health care settings which have long-term potential to be translated into life-saving treatments.

 

1.2  To explore issues facing researchers such as funding environments, recruitment and retention, access to students who can assist projects and available resources within individual institutions.

 

1.3  To provide a chance to see how research has made a difference to the lives of people living with certain conditions and make the link into timely debate on health issues in Wales.

 

1.4  To raise awareness and understand the value of life sciences to the Welsh economy.

 

 

Office-holders

 

Chair: Angela Burns AM

 

Secretary: Emma Henwood, British Heart Foundation Cymru

 

Next meeting

 

Date:

 

Time:

 

Location:

 

Cross-Party Group Documentation:

 

Minutes of previous meetings

 

Annual Reports and Financial Statements

 

Contact information

Phone: 02920384303

Members

  • Angela Burns AM
  • Dai Lloyd AM
  • Julie Morgan AM
  • Caroline Jones AM
  • Ed Bridges
  • Lee Campbell - Cancer Research UK
  • Joanne Ferris - Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
  • Andy Glyde - Cancer Research UK
  • Lowri Jackson - Royal College of Physicians
  • Huw Owen - Alzheimer’s Society Cymru
  • Kielan Arbalaster - The Brain Tumour Charity
  • Professor Christopher Fegan - Cardiff and Value University Health Board
  • Martin Fidler-Jones - Tenovus
  • Oliver John - Roayl College of Psychiatrists
  • Gethin Jones - Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Matthew O'Grady - Stroke Association
  • Cari-Anne Quinn - Life Sciences Hub
  • Rhian Thomas-Turner - RCP

 

 

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