'The success of the mentee is the mentor's ultimate reward'. An interview with Dr. Michael L. Steer by Martin E. Fernandez-Zapico

Pancreatology. 2006;6(6):507-9. doi: 10.1159/000096123. Epub 2006 Oct 10.


In this interview, Dr. Michael Steer shares his life experience in pancreatic research, discusses the importance of mentorship and gives advice to young investigators starting in this field. Dr. Michael Steer is a world-renown investigator who has made an extraordinary contribution to the understanding of pancreatic physiology. His achievements in the field of acute pancreatitis were the foundation for the characterization of the cellular basis for this disease.

Publication types

  • Interview
  • Portrait

MeSH terms

  • Gastroenterology / education*
  • Humans
  • Journalism, Medical
  • Mentors*
  • Pancreas / physiology*
  • Research Design
  • Teaching*