Multiple effective working groups have been started and facilitated by motivated investigators meeting at PancreasFest. New investigator initiated studies, industry studies and government-sponsored studies are also being planned (including private meetings, satellite meetings and TBD meetings). Attendees are also encouraged to explore industry-sponsored studies.
The following Consortiums, Studies and Working Groups are currently scheduled to meet during PancreasFest:
APPRENTICE – acute pancreatitis – contact Georgios Papachristou MD PhD
CAPER – young investigators – support for teaching and multi center studies
CPDPD – Consortium for Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer – updates to be presented.
INSPPIRE – NIH funded – pediatric pancreatitis – Aliye Uc MD
POST – NIH funded – TPIAT study – Melena Bellin MD
PRIMO– IPMN multi center study (more sites to be added) – Michael Wallace MD
WONTON SOUP – Walled Off Necrosis Therapies: Operations / NOTES for Symptomatic Organized Undigested Pancreas. cosponsored by CAPER. Contact Adam Slivka MD PhD