Welcome To PancreasFest 2021

UPDATE (July 22, 2021): 

Final Program – (click here)

PancreasFest 2021 is VIRTUAL … 


*** Cost $$ = Free, thanks to our Sponsors ***

Educational Grants:

  • AbbVie, Inc
  • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Cook Medical, LLS
  • Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc
  • Olympus Corporation of the Americas

Exhibit Sponsorships

  • Tier I: PLATINUM Level
    • AbbVie
    • Boston Scientific Corporation
    • Immunovia, Inc
    • Vivus
  • Tier II: GOLD level
    • Envara Health 
    • Nestle’ Health Services
  • Tier III: SILVER Level
    • Alcresta Therapeutics
    • Ariel Precision Medicine
    • Cook Medical
    • Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals
    • Medtronic Gastrointestinal Hepatology
    • Olympus America, Inc

For other questions or information – (click to contact Joy Merusi)

Topics: P.A.N.C.R.E.A.S.


Autophagy / ER / Cell Stress





Acute and chronic pancreatitis 


Update:  The Draft Program (click here).

NIDDK Workshop:  CP Pain:

Event has past: July 21, 2021  

An exciting new NIDDK Workshop is scheduled for July 21, 2021, Pittsburgh, PA. 


CAPER – Annual Meeting and Award Lecture 

More information:  Caper Web Site.


PancreasFest 2021 (PF21)

Multiple programs are aimed at promoting pancreatic diseases collaborative research and delivery of better healthcare.   

The venue for 2021 is: On Line

Instructions to follow.

Key PancreasFest events include:

  • NIDDK Workshop: PANCREATIC PAIN –  Disease: Knowledge Gaps and Research Opportunities
  • PancreasFest international collaborative programs (below)
  • INSPPIRE Annual Meeting
  • CAPER Annual Meeting
  • International Pancreatitis – Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency: (Friday, July 23, 2021).

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The following Multi-center Consortium and Working Groups will NOT be meeting during the regular meeting. To get involved contact:

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 important, but are being held independent of PancreasFest this year (come back in 2022).

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