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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New Research Brochure now available

Our updated Research Brochure provides an insight into the Faculty's research achievements and future goals, our structure and our ethos as an employer.

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Hormone analysis may help save the rhino

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

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The impact of our research


The Faculty is at the forefront of research that matters. We compiled some case studies to showcase the impact of our research.


Episode 14 of our podcast

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This final podcast of the series is all about a science podcaster’s passions.

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