'Good mentorship is invaluable' - an interview with Dr. Eugene P. DiMagno. Interview by Martin E. Fernandez-Zapico

Pancreatology. 2005;5(1):5-7. doi: 10.1159/000084535. Epub 2005 Mar 16.


Dr. DiMagno is internationally renowned for his contributions to almost all areas of pancreatology. He helped pioneer discoveries about normal pancreatic function, enzyme-based treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency as well as methods of diagnosing pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, including the development of function tests and endoscopic ultrasound. Answering Martin Fernandez-Zapico's questions, he stresses the importance of good mentorship and gives us a glimpse of his life and work.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Gastroenterology*
  • Humans
  • Mentors*
  • Pancreas / physiology*
  • Pancreatic Diseases / physiopathology
  • Research Personnel*