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 16th Annual Fellows Symposium in 2022

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Upcoming Events

Oct
1
Fri
PancreasBowl 2021
Oct 1 @ 12:00 am – Nov 30 @ 11:59 pm

More locations to come!

For further information and locations visit: https://give.pancreasfoundation.org/ge/pancreasbowl21

Oct
5
Tue
PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES: Nutrition, exocrine insufficiency, and diabetes after pediatric TPIAT
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm

PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES
Empowering Families and Young Patients with Pancreatitis

SESSION 2: Tuesday, October 5th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: Nutrition, exocrine insufficiency, and diabetes after pediatric TPIAT
Speakers:
• Elissa Downs, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
• Melena Bellin, Pediatric Endocrinologist

Click HERE to register for Session 2

SESSION 3: Tuesday, October 19th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: What to know about life after TPIAT for the teenager: Patient perspectives on school, social life, and other topics after TPIAT.
Speakers:

• Karys Dunham
• Rose Gefteas
• Cecilia Petricone
• Seth Rodivich

The National Pancreas Foundation & University of Minnesota Medical Center

Moderators:
• Melena Bellin, MD
• Elissa Downs, MD
• Cecilia Petrico

Click HERE to register for Session 3

Oct
16
Sat
Camp at Home
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oct
19
Tue
PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES: What to know about life after TPIAT for the teenager: Patient perspectives on school, social life, and other topics after TPIAT.
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm

PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES
Empowering Families and Young Patients with Pancreatitis

SESSION 3: Tuesday, October 19th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: What to know about life after TPIAT for the teenager: Patient perspectives on school, social life, and other topics after TPIAT.

Speakers:

• Karys Dunham
• Rose Gefteas
• Cecilia Petricone
• Seth Rodivich

The National Pancreas Foundation & University of Minnesota Medical Center

Moderators:
• Melena Bellin, MD
• Elissa Downs, MD
• Cecilia Petrico

 

Click HERE to register for Session 3

NPF News

  • August 26, 2021 05/29/15 IMMray® PanCan-d Test Receives Final Approval

    Immunovia, Inc., the American subsidiary of Immunovia AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: IMMNOV), announced that it has received final approval to begin patient testing for the IMMray® PanCan-d test – the first blood test on the market dedicated to the early detection of pancreatic cancer. Approximately 10-15% of …

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Patient and Supporter Stories

Monroe’s Story
27 August 2021

My name is Monroe and I am a 25-year-old from NY, USA. My journey with pancreatitis began in May 2021, when I woke up Sunday, May 16th with what I thought was horrible heartburn. I kept telling my fiancee who was at work, that I would stop by to see her once the pain went …

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Rose’s Story
30 July 2021

When I was younger, I was an enthusiastic child with big dreams.  I imagined a life of adventure. I would travel the world as a TV broadcaster, telling tales about war and humanity.  I never once imagined that my biggest adventure, my hardest battle, would be a fight to live a healthier life.   At 2-years-old, …

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Angela’s Story
26 July 2021

My name is Angela, and I am 29 years old. I was hospitalized in May 2020 with alcohol-induced pancreatitis, and from there, I was told my days of drinking and eating as I pleased were over. I had my gallbladder removed in July 2020 and then was hospitalized the week before Christmas with pancreatitis again; …

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