Schedule for PF17. 

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Focus Topics for PF17: 

  • Acute Pancreatitis (vascular leak syndrome)
  • Unfolded Protein Response (UPR) in chronic pancreatitis
  • Pediatric pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer.

Working Groups:

  • Acute and Recurrent Pancreatitis (APPRENTICE)
  • Exocrine-Endocrine Cross-Interactions (ExEnX)
  • Pancreatitis in Children (INSPPIRE)
  • Professors Perspectives – Special Lectures
  • Young Investigators Research (CAPER)
  • Working Group on Pancreas Centers of Excellence – Report and consensus confrence.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
• NIDDK Workshop

Wednesday evening, July 27, 2017
• Reception and Light Dinner

Thursday, July 27, 2017
• Session I:  Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis
• Session II:  Recurrent Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
• Session III A: Pancreatic Diseases in Childhood
• Session III B: Pancreatic Cancer Session
• Session IV:  Brufsky Pancreatic Cancer Clinical-Translational Research Award Lecture
• Session IV:  Thematic Discussion Groups (breakouts)
• Session VI:  Poster & Reception

Friday, July 28, 2017
• Session VII:  Advanced Endoscopy
• Session VIII:  Minimally Invasive Pancreas Surgery
• Session IX:  Professor Perspectives
• Session X:  CAPER Young Investigator Research Highlights
• Session XI: CAPER Awards and Business Meeting

Award Lectures for PF17: 

  • The Ruth C. Brufsky Award For Excellence in Research in Pancreatic Cancer.
  • CAPER Lifetime Research and Mentoring Award