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August 11, 2022

Getting Ready to Test New Pancreatitis Treatments: News from PancreasFest

When will we have new treatments for pancreatitis? In July, Mission: Cure met with researchers and doctors to discuss this important question. Mission: Cure CEO Megan Golden, VP for Translational Research Lola Rahib, and the summer interns attended PancreasFest 2022 at the University of Pittsburgh. PancreasFest is an annual conference that brings together researchers who treat pancreatic diseases. These experts…
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June 15, 2022

New Collaboration with Johns Hopkins to Treat Pancreatitis Pain

Mission: Cure has provided initial funding to Johns Hopkins Medicine to launch the new Pancreatitis Pain Research Center. Mission: Cure will work with Johns Hopkins to establish the Pancreatitis Pain Research Program.The Goals for the Pancreatitis Pain Program are: To study and treat specific types of pain associated with chronic pancreatitis To create an evidence-based model to effectively treat pancreatitis…
June 8, 2022

Meet the 2022 Summer Intern Cohort!

2020 Summer Intern Cohort Mission: Cure is pleased to welcome a group of talented and passionate minds to the team this summer! This year's interns will work on a variety of science, research nonprofit management, public policy, and communications projects.
April 20, 2022

Exciting Updates from Mission: Cure

Join our mailing list and the first to know about the newest breakthroughs in pancreatitis research and important patient-education events. Meet the New Face of Science at Mission: Cure Meet Lola Rahib, Ph.D. Lola recently joined Mission: Cure as vice president of translational research to move our “cure strategy” forward. Lola has a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, expertise in pancreatic…
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March 10, 2021

Watch our Webinar on Pancreatitis Diagnosis: Living With Pancreatitis

Living with Pancreatitis: Navigating Your Diagnosis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s0xKVDX8qY On Mission:Cure's March 10th, 2021 webinar,  Interventional Gastroenterologist and Endosonographer Dr Eli Penn of Atrium-Navicent Health System discussed best practices for patients who are searching for an accurate diagnosis that explains their gastrointestinal symptoms. Melissa Mutz, a wife, mother, and chronic pancreatitis survivor, shares her story and walks us through how to achieve an…
October 15, 2020

Patient-Centered Care Models for Pancreatitis Patients

Avi Khullar, Director of Patient Centered Care What are the experiences of individuals suffering from chronic pancreatitis and acute recurrent pancreatitis as they seek care and support? How does this condition change the way that they go about their daily lives? If pancreatic patients could reimagine their ideal care experience, what would that look like? These were some of the…
Genetics
December 13, 2018

Webinar Q&A: Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes?

We had so many questions during our webinar on the genetics of pancreatitis, which can be viewed here, that we could not answer them all during the session. We didn't want to leave questions unanswered, so here are Dr. Mark Haupt and Dr. David Whitcomb's answers to the questions we didn’t get to: (more…)
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March 17, 2021

Video Guide: Dosing Pancreatic Enzymes for Adults

Correct dosing of pancreatic enzymes is a big challenge for adults who suffer from EPI. We've heard from patients that once they receive they are told they have EPI, they are not guided or walked through what this means for them going forward. When are they supposed to take their pills? How do they know if they're on the right…
Pain ManagementWebinars: Pain Management
October 28, 2019

Webinar: Pancreatitis Pain: A Medical Approach with a Patient Focus

Pancreatitis Pain: A Medical Approach with a Patient Focus If you or a loved one suffer from chronic pain from pancreatitis, you won't want to miss the second in Mission: Cure’s series on managing chronic pancreatitis pain. The first webinar in this series discussed a psychological approach called pain self-management. In this webinar, Dr. Steven Freedman discussed a range of…