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Accelerating the Drug Delivery Pipeline for Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis: Knowledge Gaps and Research Opportunities

July 25, 2018 Location Contacts
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Event Details

Background

Acute and chronic pancreatitis account for 300,000+ hospital admissions per year, effect large healthcare expenditures for inpatient and outpatient treatment, and result in a high risk of metabolic and neoplastic diseases.

No effective drugs are currently available to halt progression or effect the reversal of acute and chronic pancreatitis.

Meeting Objectives

  • To identify the requirements, obstacles and opportunities to enhance the development and clinical testing of potential therapeutic agents for the treatment of acute pancreatitis, recurrent acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis
  • To identify research gaps which are needed to facilitate drug development and clinical testing
  • To engage representatives from the Food and Drug Administration to assist with the development of guidance documents which will assist investigators in studies of the treatment of these diseases

Co-Sponors

Additional support from the National Pancreas Foundation

Registration Deadline

July 11, 2018