pancreas_largePancreas is the official journal of the American Pancreatic Association. Pancreas provides a central forum for communication of original works involving both basic and clinical research on the exocrine and endocrine pancreas and their interrelationships and consequences in disease states. This multidisciplinary, international journal covers the whole spectrum of basic sciences, etiology, prevention, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and surgical and medical management of pancreatic diseases, including cancer.

APA Members receive free online access to Pancreas and discounted subscription rates for the hard copy of the journal.


 pancreapedia logo 220px widePancreapedia is an open access, on-line, knowledge base relating to the exocrine pancreas that is sponsored by the American Pancreatic Association.  It includes up to date citable reviews, methods articles as well as containing a worldwide directory of pancreatologists.  APA members are invited to both find and contribute information to the Pancreapedia. Please register and add yourself and your interests to the Directory.

Abstract Submission Now Open!


Deadline: July 6th, 2017 (11:59pm EST)

Submit your abstracts now for the APA Meeting! Abstracts must be received no later than July 6th to be considered for presentation at the meeting. Abstracts will be accepted electronically. If you wish to have your abstract published in Pancreas, the official journal of the American Pancreatic Association, please indicate this on the submission form. The submission fee for each abstract is $60 and is required for each abstract, whether published or not. When you have submitted your abstract electronically, you will be asked to pay the abstract fee with a credit card. We have a new submission system this year - please let us know if you have any trouble!


Author Instructions for Abstract Submission

1.   Abstracts are limited to 1800 characters(including spaces) for the body text.

2.   Tables and figures will not be accepted. Any tables or figures submitted with the abstract will be removed.

3.   Abstract body text must begin on a new line after affiliations. Any subheads (i.e. Aim, Background, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion) must be bolded followed by a colon (i.e.Introduction:).

4.   Do not include references.  Any references included will be removed.