The American Pancreatic Association is a membership organization for physicians and researchers interested in diseases of the exocrine pancreas. Our mission is to foster clinical and basic science research needed to cure diseases of the pancreas. We strive to continue advancing the field of research, while training the next generation of researchers devoted to finding a cure for these deadly diseases.
Recognizing that progress in understanding, diagnosing, and treating pancreatic diseases requires multidisciplinary analysis, the APA is reaching out to broaden the participation from pancreas-related disciplines, which perhaps have been underrepresented in the past: endoscopy, radiology, and pathology, among others. Our annual meeting is the cornerstone of our organization and allows us to bring together these groups to discuss current topics in pancreatic diseases.
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Pancreas is the official journal of the American Pancreatic Association. Pancreas provides a central forum for communication of original works involving both basic and clinical research on the exocrine and endocrine pancreas and their interrelationships and consequences in disease states. This multidisciplinary, international journal covers the whole spectrum of basic sciences, etiology, prevention, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and surgical and medical management of pancreatic diseases, including cancer.
APA Members receive free online access to Pancreas and discounted subscription rates for the hard copy of the journal.
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Back to Miami in 2013!
We are going back to Miami in 2013! Join us Oct 30-Nov 2 for the 2013 APA Annual Meeting which will again be held at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami, FL.
Our Annual Meeting is the cornerstone of our organization and allows us to bring together Pancreatologists (medical pancreatologists, endoscopists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists and basic scientists) from all over the world to present and discuss current clinical and laboratory research related to the field. Evidence-based advances in techniques and intervention for treating pancreatic disorders are featured.