'The most important duty of a mentor remains his availability'. An interview with Dr. Jean Morisset. Interview by Martin E Fernandez-Zapico

Pancreatology. 2008;8(1):1-3. doi: 10.1159/000114644. Epub 2008 Jan 31.


We interview Dr. Jean Morisset, an internationally recognized leader in the field of pancreatic physiology. His work on the regulation of pancreatic secretion by hormones and the parasympathetic nervous system has been fundamental to the understanding of pancreatic adaptation to diet in normal as well as pathological conditions. Here he provides advices for young investigators starting in the field of pancreatic research and emphasizes the key role of the relationship mentor-mentee during the career development. and IAP.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Mentors / education*
  • Pancreas / physiology*
  • Research / organization & administration
  • Students, Medical