The Exocrine Pancreas: Current Concepts of Health and Disease

Instructions for reviews

Biology and Physiology

Section Editors; Fred Gorelick and John A Williams

Experimental Models of Disease

PANCREATITIS Section Editors Stephen Pandol and Ashok Saluja


  • Transgenic animal modes as model systems for inherited diseases of the pancreas
  • Transgenic pigs, mice and ferrets as models for Cystic Fibrosis - Alyce Uc, University of Iowa
  • Recombinant proteins as model systems for inherited disease of the pancreas
  • Models of Diabetes and their effects on the Exocrine Pancreas

PANCREATIC NEOPLASIA Section Editors Craig Logsdon and Howard Crawford

  • Early detection biomarkers for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Neo adjuvant therapy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Gemcitabine resistance mechanisms in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Future therapeutics for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Frontiers in pancreatic ductal carcinoma imaging - Kim Kelly, University of Virginia
  • Pancreas imaging by small animal CT and MRI
  • New approaches to targeting mutant KRas
  • Ras activity as the key to prevention of pancreatic adenocarcinoma - Craig Logsdon and Zobeida Cruz-Monserrate, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma stroma
  • Mouse models of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Role of pancreatic cancer stem cells in tumor formation
  • Phase zero drug testing in pancreatic adenocarcinoma
  • The potential of tumorgrafts for pancreatic adenocarcinoma
  • Nanotechnology applications for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Pancreatic Inflammation and Carcinogenesis - Constantinos Zambirinis and George Miller,New York University


ACUTE PANCREATITIS   Section Editor Markus M. Lerch and Marc Basselink

AUTOIMMUNE PANCREATITIS Section Editors Suresh T. Chari and Phil A. Hart

CHRONIC PANCREATITIS  Section Editors Julia Mayerle and Pramod Garg


  • Identifying Biomarkers to Diagnose and Follow Pancreatic Cancer
  • Imaging Techniques to Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer
  • Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pathology of Exocrine Pancreatic Tumors
  • Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Primary Chemotherapy
  • The Role of aduvant therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

OTHER PANCREATIC NEOPLASMS Section Editor Carlos Fernandez Del Castillo

DIABETES AND OBESITY Section Editor Dana Andersen

HEREDITARY DISEASES OF THE PANCREAS Section Editors David Whitcomb and Mark Lowe