Insulin offers new hope for the treatment of acute pancreatitis

Faculty scientists have discovered that insulin can protect against acute pancreatitis, a disease for which there is currently no treatment.

Dr Jason Bruce and his research team have shown that insulin can prevent the toxic effects of alcohol and fatty acid metabolites.

They hope this may lead to more effective drugs and the first curative treatment for the disease.

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Prestigious fellowships for three Faculty scientists

Our congratulations go to three Faculty researchers who have recently been awarded important independent fellowships.

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Hormone analysis may help save the rhino

Dr Suzanne Schultz was the academic supervisor on a project that could improve reproduction levels in the black rhino population.

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