diabetes

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Undergrad endocrinology work to be recognised by society

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science, Dr Matthew Simmonds, has been awarded an Undergraduate Achievement Award grant from the Society for Endocrinology. Dr Simmonds’ research at the University of Lincoln involves investigating genetic predictors of long-term pancreas transplant function in people with type 1 diabetes. This grant awarded by the society will help to promote...

EFSD/Boehringer award granted for Diabetes research

Diabetic nephropathy represents the leading cause of kidney failure in people with diabetes and is the greatest cause of entry onto the kidney transplantation programme. Currently diabetes is treated with drugs that regulate blood sugar levels and blood pressure. Whilst these treatments slow disease progression in the diabetic kidney,...

Laboratory doors opened to Diabetes UK

We recently opened our laboratory doors to Diabetes UK and their District Local Group supporters. Our School’s Dr Michael Christie (pictured, right) is funded by the charity and his ongoing research focuses on trying to stop the rogue immune attack that happens in people with Type 1 diabetes, in order...