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The 48th Annual Meeting of the American Pancreatic Association : Vay Liang and Frisca Go Award for Lifetime Achievement, APA Distinguished Service Award, Highlights, and Other Awardees. / Go, Vay Liang W.; Fernandez, Maria D.; Carney, Jennifer B.; Saluja, Ashok K.In: Pancreas, Vol. 48, No. 2, 01.02.2019, p. 139-141.
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T1 - The 48th Annual Meeting of the American Pancreatic Association
T2 - Vay Liang and Frisca Go Award for Lifetime Achievement, APA Distinguished Service Award, Highlights, and Other Awardees
AU - Go, Vay Liang W.
AU - Fernandez, Maria D.
AU - Carney, Jennifer B.
AU - Saluja, Ashok K.
N1 - Funding Information: This year's business meeting was chaired by President Miklós Sahin-Tóth and Secretary-Treasurer Ashok Saluja and included the following items: Dr Darwin Conwell will be the incoming president with Dr Margaret Tempero as the president-elect. The assembly also elected Dr Aida Habtezion from Stanford University as the new councilor. Dr Ashok Saluja announced two $50,000 new investigator awards on pancreatitis supported by the APA and APA Foundation as well as a new $100,000 research award also in pancreatitis cosponsored by the National Pancreas Foundation and the APA. Dr Ashok Saluja also emphasized the importance of the support of the APA Foundation and the signing of the agreement between the Japan Pancreas Society and the APA sisterhood memorandum of understanding.3 Funding Information: The 48th annual meeting of the APA also featured the largest number of young investigator awardees. Fifty-two total future pancreatologists received this award. The APA is very proud of the continued expansion of this award since its inception a decade and a half ago, which has led to an increase in the manpower of dedicated scientists and clinicians in our discipline. Outstanding abstract presentation awardees in pancreatitis were supported by the National Pancreas Foundation. The outstanding abstract presentation awardee in pancreatic cancer was supported by the Hirshberg Foundation. This is the third year that the PANCAN young investigators award was presented at the annual APA meeting. This year, a new award for best basic and clinical abstracts on the early detection of pancreatic cancer was supported by the Kenner Family Research Fund. Lastly, the Presidential Award for best abstract in basic science was also awarded. Funding Information: The annual meeting has encouraged the participation of young investigators, and the APA provides travel awards and recognition of the work being presented. Fifty-two young investigators (Table 1) were awarded in this meeting. In addition, other awards presented include the Hirshberg Award for best clinical and basic science abstracts for pancreatic cancer, The National Pancreatic Foundation Award for best clinical and basic science abstract presentation in pancreatitis, and the APA Presidential Award for best basic science abstract and the Kenner Family Research Fund award for the best basic science and clinical abstracts in the early detection of pancreatic cancer. Copyright: Copyright 2019 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.
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VL - 48
SP - 139
EP - 141
JO - Pancreas
JF - Pancreas
SN - 0885-3177
IS - 2