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

Apr
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Drive for a Cure
Apr 17 – Apr 26 all-day
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Strike Out Pancreas Disease – Illinois @ Beverly Lanes
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, April 30, 2017 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun, in memory of Rob Ericson.

Jun
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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.
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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
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PancreasFest 2017 @ 20th Century Club on the Univrsity of Pittsburg Campus,
Jul 26 @ 11:29 am – Jul 28 @ 12:29 pm

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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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