Welcome to the

International Association of Pancreatology

Dedicated to Promoting

the Art and Science of Pancreatology

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Who we are

About IAP

Welcome to the website of the International Association of Pancreatology. This site provides information about the organization, its membership, benefits to members, our journal Pancreatology, latest development in the field of Pancreatology, opportunities for collaborative research  and upcoming scientific events being hosted by the Association and our affiliated societies.


The overarching goal of IAP is to foster close relationship among researchers and clinicians across the globe,  stimulate youngsters to engage in pancreatic research and education,  disseminate knowledge beyond boundaries, and  provide a platform for collaborative cutting edge research and unravel the mysteries of pancreas, an organ shrouded in mystery for long.

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Our Journal


Pancreatology is poised to lead the pancreas research and 2019 will be an exciting year for Pancreatology. The December 2019 edition has been released.

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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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Upcoming Grants and Events

Call for Applications – International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) Seed Grants

Application Deadline: 30-04-2024

The purpose of the IAP Seed Grants is to provide funding to researchers in the field of Pancreatology (and related areas) to undertake research that may lead to future bigger grants. The Seed Grant may be used for a pilot or larger study or the secondary analysis of data from existing large databases. The grant funds are intended primarily to support data abstraction, statistical analyses, reagent or equipment costs, but salaries may be included if appropriate and necessary to complete the project.

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Call for Applications – APAF Young Investigator in Pancreatology Grant

Application Deadline: 30-04-2024

The American Pancreatic Association Foundation is pleased to offer impactful grant opportunities for advancing pancreatology research. These grants primarily target basic and translational research in pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer. This year, four grants valued at $100,000 USD each are available:

APAF & IAP Grant: Co-sponsored by the International Association of Pancreatology, fostering research among emerging international scientists located in institutions outside North America.

APAF & Pfizer Grant: Dedicated to studying clinical and scientific disparities in pancreatology, open to applicants from both international and North American institutions, thanks to support from Pfizer Inc.

Two APAF Grants: Aimed at encouraging research among the next generation of scientists, prioritizing applications related to pancreatitis and the relationship between pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, but also welcomes proposals related to all types of exocrine pancreatic disease. Open to applicants from both international and North American institutions.

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