2017 Pancreas Club Meeting Industry Supporters and Exhibitors

EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

Pancreas Club wishes to recognize and thank the following companies for their ongoing support through educational grants: 

Platinum Level Supporters
AbbVie
Digestive Care, Inc.

Gold Level Supporters
Celgene Corporation
Medtronic

Bronze Level Supporters
AngioDynamics
ChiRhoClin, Inc.

EXHIBITORS

AbbVie
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago, IL  60064
Tel: 847-932-7900
Web: www.abbvie.com

AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company which combines the focus of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and structure of a long-established pharmaceutical leader. AbbVie is committed to using unique approaches to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases.

Akcea Therapeutics
55 Cambridge Parkway, Suite 100
Cambridge, MA  02142
Tel: 617-207-0294
Web: www.akceatx.com

Akcea Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is a development and commercialization company focused on transforming serious cardiometabolic lipid disorders. Akcea’s portfolio spans multiple targets and disease states, including both rare and more common lipid disorders, using advanced RNA-targeted antisense therapeutics.

Alcresta Therapeutics
One Newton Executive Park, Suite 100
Newton, MA  02462
Tel: 617-431-3600
Web: www.alcresta.com

Alcresta Therapeutics is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel, enzyme-based products designed to address challenges faced by people living with gastrointestinal disorders and rare diseases.

AngioDynamics
14 Plaza Drive
Latham, NY  12110
Tel: 800-772-6446
Web: www.angiodynamics.com

AngioDynamics Inc. is a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices used by professional healthcare providers for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology. AngioDynamics’ diverse product lines include market-leading ablation systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products and venous products.

Boston Scientific Endoscopy
100 Enterprise Drive
Marlboro, MA  01752
Web: http://www.bostonscientific.com/en-US/about-us/core-businesses/endoscopy.html

We are the world leader in less invasive devices in gastrointestinal conditions and offer technologies like SpyGlass™ DS Direct Visualization System. This single-use operator digital cholangioscope enables visualization inside the biliary, hepatic and pancreatic ducts and can take targeted biopsies.  Additional NEW Alternatives like AXIOS Stent offers endoscopic alternatives to surgery for symptomatic pancreatic psuedocysts and walled-off necrosis.

Celgene Corporation
86 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
Tel: 908-673-9000
Web: www.celgene.com

Celgene Corporation (Nasdaq:CELG) is a global biopharmaceutical company that is helping healthcare providers turn incurable cancers into chronic, manageable diseases through innovative therapies. This dedication to medical progress goes hand-in-hand with our industry-leading patient support and access programs. Together, these aspects form the core of our commitment to patients worldwide.

ChiRhoClin, Inc.
4000 Blackburn Lane, Suite 270
Burtonsville, MD  20866
Tel: 301-476-8388
Web: www.chirhoclin.com

ChiRhoClin, Inc. is the manufacturer of ChiRhoStim® (Human Secretin for Injection). Our mission is to develop orphan drug products for gastrointestinal diseases. ChiRhoStim® is approved for stimulation of the pancreas for:  Pancreatic Function Testing (PFT), ERCP’s, and Gastrinoma Testing.  Secretin – enhanced MRCP improves pancreatic image quality and function.

Digestive Care, Inc.
1120 Win Drive
Bethlehem, PA  18017
Web: www.pertzye.com

Digestive Care, Inc. (DCI) is dedicated to developing unique pharmaceutical products to alleviate complications and symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders. DCI’s flagship product, PERTZYE® (pancrelipase) is a unique formulation of enteric-coated microspheres containing pancreatic enzymes buffered with bicarbonate, designed to simulate normal pancreatic function and create a pH microenvironment for optimized biological activity of the enzymes at the site of release.

GUNZE LIMITED
5 West 37th Street, Suite 800
New York, NY  10018
Tel: 212-354-9060
Web: www.gunze.co.jp/e/medical/index.html

Gunze is a leading Japanese manufacturer and seller of bioabsorbable medical materials. Our surgical mesh is used in a variety of procedures where suture or staple line reinforcement is needed. Recently it is being used in whipple and distal pancreatectomy procedures.

Vector Surgical, LLC
20975 Swenson Drive, Suite 430
Waukesha, WI  53186
Tel: 262-798-7970
Web: www.vectorsurgical.com

Vector Surgical® offers unique medical devices that improve outcomes in cancer surgery. MarginMarker® is a sterile ink kit used by the surgeon to clearly and completely mark excised tissue margins in the OR.  Using MarginMarker helps to ensure that tissue margins are interpreted consistently from surgical excision to pathology analysis.