Guest Editors (from left to right):
Eileen M. O’Reilly, MD, Associate Director, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer; Attending Physician, Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA.
Lei Zheng, MD, PhD, Departments of Oncology, Surgery, The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, The Skip Viragh Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research and Clinical Care; The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The first of the two manuscripts includes a summary of model systems for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Such models are of acute importance to provide opportunity for understanding biology, genomics and providing a personalized tool for ex-vivo drug assessment.