Researchers at SVI are working to figure out why it occurs and finding better ways to treat it.
However, of even more concern is that up to half of the cases remain undiagnosed. SVI scientists are researching ways to stop the development of type 2 diabetes and investigating how to better treat its consequences.
By focussing on how bone cells work, SVI scientists have identified new therapeutic targets that may be used to treat the disease.
Research at SVI is directed towards improved understanding of why heart disease occurs and finding better ways to prevent and treat it.
SVI has ten research units that focus on different aspects of the disease.
Researchers at SVI are working to understand why Alzheimer
However, bacterial infections, the development of resistance in bacteria to antibacterial drugs, and the incidence of HIV infection still represent major health issues that SVI researchers are working to improve.
SVI researchers are working to find ways to reduce the burden of the disease.