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Welcome to the website of the International Association of Pancreatology. This site provides information on membership, our journal Pancreatology and upcoming events being hosted by the Association and our affiliated societies.

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2015 will be an exciting year for Pancreatology and Volume 6 for 2014 has recently been released with an article on liver stiffness measured by transient elastography - Click now for the latest issue..


Twelve multidisciplinary groups performed systematic literature reviews to answer 38 questions to develop new:

IAP/APA evidence-based guidelines on the management
of acute pancreatitis

Promoting Research

The IAP Scientific Committee provides members with the opportunity to have their research protocols reviewed and endorsed by the Association so that study recruitment and participation can be promoted to our global audience of 3500 members.

More information on how to submit your protocol and model rules for publications are available in our Research section.

Recently endorsed projects


Combined APA and JPS Annual Meeting

Wed 5 November 2014 - Sat 8 November 2014
Kohala Coast, Big Island, Hawaii

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Pancreatic Association (APA) will be held jointly with the Japan Pancreas Society (JPS) in honor of both groups’ 45th Anniversary. This will take place at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel on the Big Island from November 5-8.

Combined APA and JPS Annual Meeting