Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales;
Director, Pancreatic Research Group, South Western Sydney Clinical School, Faculty of
Medicine, University of New South Wales.
Prof Apte is internationally acknowledged as a leading researcher in the fields of alcohol- induced pancreatic injury, pancreatic fibrogenesis and stromal-tumour interactions in pancreatic cancer. She was the first in the world to develop a method to isolate and culture pancreatic stellate cells (PSCs), a technique which provided a much needed research tool for studying the pathogenesis of pancreatic fibrosis, For the past 15 years, the Pancreatic Research Group has been at the forefront of studies on the biology of PSCs and their critical roles in chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Professor Apte’s publications have received over 3400 citations and she is regularly invited to speak at national and international scientific meetings. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Pancreatology and serves on the Editorial Boards of several prominent gastroenterology journals.
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