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27 Oct 2011

GSK & the University of Edinburgh Partner for Drug Discovery

GlaxoSmithKline and the University of Edinburgh collaborate to discover and develop medicines against severe acute pancreatitis.

UK drug maker GlaxoSmithKline and the University of Edinburgh have formed a collaborative partnership to discover and develop medicines with the potential to treat severe acute pancreatitis.


The alliance will build on work by university researchers that recently uncovered a molecular mechanism believed to have a major role in triggering life-threatening multiple organ failure.


The collaboration will integrate the deep biology and disease understanding of the academic group led by Damian Mole and Dr. Scott Webster of the University's College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine with GSK's expertise in drug discovery and development.


Work on the project will be carried out both wi

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