On behalf of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Iuliu Hatieganu" from Cluj-Napoca and the Pancreas Club Cluj Romania, we are pleased to invite all colleagues and friends, clinical as well as basic scientists interested in the pancreas and its disorders to share and discuss their newest research data at our international meeting, and to appreciate the state-of-the-art in the field of pancreatology.
The scientific program will be formulated from the best papers received, to create an interesting and stimulating meeting leading to a better understanding of pancreatitis and pancreatic tumors, and providing important steps forward in our endeavour to further improve prevention, diagnosis and therapy of pancreatic diseases.
Immediately after the Meeting, on the 10th of October, we are organizing the workshop "Pancreas 2007 - a working party on Romania's pancreatology future", aiming to build a national network, and to establish professional relationships all over Europe.
Cluj-Napoca is an old town built on the ruins of the Roman city Napoca. It is the capital, or the heart of Transylvania (north-western part of Romania). During the austro-hungarian empire it was called Clausenburg, and before world warr two, his surname was "the little Heidelberg". The University of Cluj was founded in 1872, by the Austrian Emperor Joseph II. At this time, there were 21 students in Medicine. Now, the University of Medicine has more than 4000 students. The city is a major conference venue and visitors can enjoy many attractions, including opera, theatres, art galleries, museums and the Botanical Garden. Surrounding us is some of the most beautiful conuntryside in Romania, organizers are planning a one day visit to the Vlad Dracula Castle.
We cordially invite you to join us for the "First Pancreatic Days Romania 2007" meeting in Cluj-Napoca, October 7th-10th 2007.
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Sorin T. Barbu
President of the Pancreas Club Cluj Romania
Manager of the CEEX m3 Grant PANCROM
President of the Meeting