Mission: Cure is committed to dramatically improving the health and well-being of children and adults suffering from chronic and recurrent acute pancreatitis within 10 years. On these pages you’ll find new information from the world’s leading pancreatitis experts about the causes, drivers and symptoms of the disease along with the latest on research, scientific discoveries, available treatments and clinical trials.

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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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April 6, 2022

Webinar: Nutrition for Chronic Pancreatitis

Nutrition for Chronic Pancreatitis Nutrition is one of the most important considerations for patients who suffer from pancreatitis. Mission: Cure's webinar on April 6th, 2022 featured pancreatic nutrition expert Mary Phillips from Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, UK. During the webinar, Mary discusses the following topics: Malnutrition in chronic pancreatitis: prevalence, causes, and treatment Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: what it…
GeneticsPatient ResourcesPatient Stories
July 8, 2021

Patient Story: Diagnosing Hereditary Pancreatitis: Rhiannon’s Story

Rhiannon Bending, 31, shares her story with hereditary pancreatitis Although Rhiannon's father had chronic pancreatitis, doctors were unaware that hereditary pancreatitis can be passed down through genetics and kept reassuring that her that she will not suffer from the disease. Genetic testing gave her the answers she so badly needed-- she has hereditary chronic pancreatitis. Rhiannon shares the effect this…