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Pancreatitis: New therapy shows promise in mice

13 days ago   |   By Discovery's Edge

The inflammatory disease pancreatitis can be painful and life-threatening on its own, and it can also increase the risk of pancreatic cancer - which is typically lethal.
“Currently there are no effective preventive or treatment strategies for pancreatitis; it's a disease that's been difficult to understand,” says Baoan Ji, M.D., Ph.D ., cancer biologist on Mayo Clinic's Florida campus .
This may be changing.
In a new publication , co-senior authors Dr. Ji and Mayo gastroenterologist Yan Bi, M.D., Ph.D. , with collaborators at Mayo and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, describe a series of...
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