'It's important to know when to turn back' - an interview with Albert Lowenfels by Martin E. Fernandez-Zapico

Pancreatology. 2005;5(6):510-1. doi: 10.1159/000087418. Epub 2005 Aug 10.


Dr. Albert Lowenfels made outstanding contributions to the understanding of pancreatic diseases. His exceptional achievements in the field of pancreatic epidemiology were seminal for the characterization of lifestyle factors such as smoking, drinking and obesity in the pathogenesis of pancreatic diseases. In this interview, Dr. Lowenfels shares with Pancreatology his experience as pancreatic researcher.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research*
  • Humans
  • Pancreas*
  • Pancreatic Diseases*
  • Research Design
  • United States