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Brexit threatens stability of medical science workforce, researchers have warned

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 29 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3600
  1. Tom Moberly
  1. BMJ Careers

The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union will threaten the stability of the medical science workforce by undermining projects funded by the EU and could make the UK a less attractive place for EU scientists to work, researchers have warned.

Rustam Al-Shahi Salman, a professor of clinical neurology at the University of Edinburgh, told the online publication Vox, “Brexit will immediately destabilize our ongoing European Union-funded multi-center studies.”1 He said that the future of projects being established or seeking …

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