PancreasFest 2018!

 “A joint meeting of physicians and scientists committed to learning and collaborating on translational studies of pancreatic diseases.”

Registration is OPEN (click here)

2018 Venue:  The success and growth of PancreasFest requires moving the venue to a larger site – Pittsburgh’s Sheraton Station Square.  The location is on Pittsburgh’s south side across the river from the city.   We look forward to seeing you in July!

Working Groups:  One of the most important functions of PancreasFest is the opportunity for motivated physicians and scientists to have face-to-face meetings to develop and advance working groups.   Annual meetings and updates of the following groups are planned:  See Working Groups tab for more information.

Social:  Thursday Night River Cruise &/or Baseball Game  Pre-registration is required (see Social – contact Joy Merusi)

Pancreatic Academy –

Registration is OPEN: (click here)

CAPER Travel Scholarships   (see travel under “About PancreasFest“)

Travel Scholarships to PancreasFest for Trainees, Young Investigators and others.  (More information to follow)

Poster are being accepted – linked to travel scholarships.  These are for discussion, so previously presented posters are welcome.   The poster session is the best place to have your talents and hard work highlighted for the experts!

More information:  Caper Web Site.

NIDDK Workshop – July 25, 2017

Accelerating the Drug Delivery Pipeline for Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis: Research Needs and Opportunities

The NIDDK is again sponsoring a Pre-PancreasFest workshop focusing on the barriers to getting new, effective treatments to patients.  More details will be posted when they are available.  

  • Workshop Registration – click here (free, but preregistration is required)

Welcome to PancreasFest 2018

The program for PancreasFest is being approved by the organizing committee and will soon be available.  The draft program has been posted, as well as the main social events.

The dates and locations are set!    So plan to attend (see Save the Date postcard).

The following Multi-center Consortium and Working Groups will be meeting: