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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. Find out more in our Research section.

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IAP, JPS and AOPA 2016 in Sendai

Thu 4 August 2016 - Sun 7 August 2016
Sendai, Japan

We are pleased to announce the 47th Annual Meeting of the Japan Pancreas Society (JPS) to be held from August 4th through 7th, 2016, in Sendai, Japan, which is the joint meeting with the 20th Meeting of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) and the 6th Meeting of Asian Oceanic Pancreatic Association (AOPA). We invite our colleagues in Pancreatology from Japan and from all around the world as well to join us for this joint meeting.

IAP, JPS and AOPA 2016 in Sendai