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A smarter oral protein delivery system: Mimicking intestinal nutrient absorption

Year:
2021
Duration:
36 months
Approved budget:
$404,957.40
Researchers:
Associate Professor Jingyuan Wen
,
Professor Craig Bunt
Health issue:
Diabetes
Proposal type:
China Biomedical Project
Lay summary
Diabetes mellitus is a major global health concern with over 240,000 people with diabetes in New Zealand alone, necessitating the development of innovative and effective long-term treatment strategies. Current treatments include frequent invasive injections (to overcome poor oral bioavailability of