New test could identify infants with rare insulin disease

Faculty research has led to a new test which could help to identify congenital hyperinsulinism at an earlier stage.

This rare but devastating disease causes low blood sugar levels in babies and infants and can lead to lifelong brain damage and permanent disability.

The new test may influence how children are treated in the future, perhaps even avoiding the need to have the pancreas removed.

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Siddarth Krishnan

Faculty student wins prestigious award

Faculty student Siddharth Krishnan has won the Life Sciences category of The Undergraduate Award, a prestigious international programme that recognises creative thinkers.

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Discovery could lead to better melanoma treatment

Faculty researchers have discovered that immune cells may be responsible for drug resistance in melanoma patients. This could lead to more effective treatment.

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Professor Brian Cox

Watch Faculty scientists and Prof Brian Cox discussing climate change in this video from the BBC.

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