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Eight medical researchers at Oxford University have been elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Professors Christopher Butler, Georg Holländer, Sarah Lamb, Martin Maiden, Timothy Maughan, Gilean McVean, Andrew Pollard, and Elizabeth Robertson are among the 47 new Fellows announced this week.

The honour recognises outstanding contribution to the advancement of medical science, innovative application of scientific knowledge, or conspicuous service to healthcare.

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