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

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

Support our runners at the 2017 Falmouth Road Race August 20th!

 

To support a runner and make a donation CLICK HERE.

 

Sep
10
Sun
Pancreas Awareness Night – St. Louis Cardinals @ St. Louis Cardinals Stadium
Sep 10 @ 2:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Sep
21
Thu
Wine & Cake Competition For A Cure @ Johns Hopkins Chevy Chase Auditorium
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for an incredible evening of wine, cake, and supporting research and awareness of pancreas disease! To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.

Sep
28
Thu
2017 IAP MEETING – BUENOS AIRES @ Hotel Madero Buenos Aires
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day

We are pleased to announce Pancreas 2017, the 21st IAP Meeting to be held in Buenos Aires in September 28th – 30th. We invite our colleagues in Pancreatology from all around the world to join us for this scientific event, which is a Joint Meeting with LAPSG.

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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