Research and Education Efforts

IU School of MedicineAt IU School of Medicine and IU Health, Dr. Schmidt performs clinical, translational and outcomes research and education directed at improving the care of patients with pancreatic cysts and cancer. His research program at IU is targeted at early detection and prevention of pancreatic cancer through rigorous identification, tracking and treatment of patients "at risk" for pancreatic cancer through a multidisciplinary screening clinic, registry, community outreach, education and research discovery. There are at present 4 main components to his research program:

  • IU Pancreatic Cyst and Cancer Early Detection Clinic (PCC-EDC)
  • IU-Regenstrief Pancreatic Cyst Registry (IUPCR)
  • IU Pancreatic Tissue-Fluid Bank (IUPTB)
  • IU Pancreatic Cyst and Cancer Biomarker Discovery Lab (IUPCL)

Donate to the IU Foundation and support the PCC-EDC's research through the Pancreatic Cyst and Cancer Early Detection Fund at the IU School of Medicine.

If you have questions about donating to the PCC-EDC's research and education programs, please contact Development Director, Haley T. Gilroy (Office: 317-278-2121 or Cell: 617-501-4662) of the IU Foundation or Dr. Schmidt directly via email or by phone 317-372-9011 (cell).