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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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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Fellows Symposium

Annual Fellows Symposium

Gain insight and instruction from renowned pancreas specialists at the 15th Annual Fellows Symposium in 2021

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Upcoming Events

NPF Hosts National “Rocking Party” Virtual Gala
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The NPF National Office is excited to announce the Inaugural NPF National Virtual “Rocking Party” Gala & Fundraiser on Saturday, January 30, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (EST).

Entertainment for the Gala will be a performance by rock legend Peter Frampton whose hits include “Do You Feel Like We Do” and “Show Me the Way.” The Gala will feature the Inaugural Legacy Awards honoring clinicians’ career achievements in the field of pancreas disease. These first-time awards will honor Dr. Peter Banks and Dr. Bill Go. An additional Legacy Award will be featured for volunteerism. The evening will also feature the launch of Camp Hope, a pediatric pancreatitis summer camp, as well as additional testimonials from patients and celebrities.

NPF will be using GathR, a start-of-the art-technology platform. “Out Of Our Minds Creative Services” will be providing creative and production expertise for NPF’s Gala. They have worked with talent such as Justin Bieber, Prince, KISS, Jay Z, Ariana Grande, Bob Seger, and the Silver Bullet Band, George Benson, The Band Perry, and Chris Brown.

Sponsorship packages will range from $50,000 to $500 and individual tickets $25. For additional information, please click HERE.

15th Annual Fellows Symposium @ Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – May 16 @ 12:00 pm

For more information click here.

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Patient and Supporter Stories

Triumph of Will Over Reason – John’s Story
29 October 2020

There is a proverbial point in a marathon that can bring even the most seasoned runner to their breaking point. Runners refer to this point as the wall. It’s what makes the marathon distance so challenging. The wall can simply be defined as the point where a runner, hypothetically, runs out of energy. It’s the …

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My Journey with FCS – Darlene’s Story
22 October 2020

How old were you when you had your first bout of FCS? What did you think it was initially? I had my first bout of FCS as an infant; about 3 weeks old. Of course, I don’t remember anything about it, but my parents had no idea what was going on. I was crying a …

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Jenny’s Story
22 July 2020

Jenny J., 34, from Chicago, IL was diagnosed with pancreatitis at a young age. She had to go to more than one physician to get the correct diagnosis. Her pancreatitis affected every facet of her life but she has not let it destroy her. She has learned to become her own advocate, seek support, and …

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