Daniel Longnecker is a worldwide-recognized pancreatologist for his contribution to the understanding of the pathogenesis of pancreatic diseases. He was a pioneer in the development of animal models for pancreatic disorders, in particular pancreatic cancer. In addition, he led the way in the characterization and classification of the lesions involved in pancreatic neoplasias. In this interview, Professor Longnecker comments on his experience in pancreatic research and provides advice to new investigators in this field.
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