National Pancreas Foundation Mission

The National Pancreas Foundation provides hope for those suffering from pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer through funding cutting edge research, advocating for new and better therapies, and providing support and education for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.

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Physician Programs

Research Grants

Research Grants

NPF raises and directs funds to support exemplary research projects in the field of pancreas disease

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Fellows Symposium

Fellows Symposium

A three-day symposium pairing together world class physicians and scientists with medical fellows.

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Medical Education

Medical Education

Medical provider educational information and opportunities

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National Patient Registry

National Patient Registry

Institutional participation in the National Patient Registry

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Upcoming Events

Jun
4
Sun
Party For A Cure – NJ @ Macaluso's
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Purple Rain Party!

The New Jersey Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation is proud to present “Party For A Cure” to be held on Sunday, June 4th from 5:30- 9:30 PM at Macaluso’s in Hawthorne, NJ. We are asking for a donation of $100 per ticket.
Jun
15
Thu
Let’s Laugh Comedy Night @ Fiddler's Green Pub
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

An evening of Comedy to benefit the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation.

Featuring Comedian Jerry Caruso from ‘Comics for a Cure’ and “The Jokemaster!” Larry Lee Lewis

Jul
26
Wed
PancreasFest 2017 @ 20th Century Club on the Univrsity of Pittsburg Campus,
Jul 26 @ 11:29 am – Jul 28 @ 12:29 pm
Aug
20
Sun
Falmouth Road Race
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am

We have bib numbers to give away for the 2017 Falmouth Road Race August 20th!

Do you want a chance to join The National Pancreas Foundation Falmouth Road Race Team and raise funds for a great cause? The NPF Falmouth Road Race Team is running a lottery for Bib #’s. Cost is $5 to enter your name into a lottery for bib number for the August 2oth running of the exciting, well sought after, 2017 race.

Sep
10
Sun
Pancreas Awareness Night – St. Louis Cardinals @ St. Louis Cardinals Stadium
Sep 10 @ 2:15 pm – 6:15 pm

NPF News

  • May 22, 2017 05/29/15 The NPF Announces 2017 Research Grant Awardees

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE NATIONAL PANCREAS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2017 RESEARCH GRANT RECIPIENTS NPF Awards 350,000 Dollars to Research Bethesda, MD – May 22, 2017 – The National Pancreas Foundation (NPF), a nonprofit or-ganization dedicated to funding cutting edge research, advocating for new and better thera-pies, and providing support …

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Patient and Supporter Stories

My Journey to Find Hope with Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome
27 January 2017

FCS occurs in about 1 in 1 million people and the disorder causes the body to not be able to break down certain fats correctly. This disease frequently leads to symptoms such as pancreatitis — a very serious condition that causes inflammation of the pancreas and can lead to death – and fatty deposits in …

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Kimberly’s Story of Courage
26 January 2017

THE “ANGRY ORGAN” An attack of Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis due to Hypertriglyceridemia (Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia or Chylomicronemia) In Honor of Dr. Singh, Dr. Mackary, Dr. Law, Christi Welsh, at Johns Hopkins University Hospital and Dr. Seoudi, Dr. Griffin, Dr. Machetti and the entire Trauma team at Inova Fairfax Hospital and each and every nurse that …

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Ashlynn’s Story of Courage
26 January 2017

When I was 8 years old all of the doctors thought I had a “flu” or “strep throat”. Then when I was 10, we decided to go to a different doctor and they diagnosed me with chronic pancreatitis. This whole concept changed my life when they doctors told me I was not able to play …

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