Call for Abstracts 2017

Call for Abstracts

Fifth Annual Research Symposium and Poster Session
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
University of Chicago
Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery

The Center for Translational and Policy Research of Chronic Disease is accepting abstracts for its Fifth Annual Research Symposium through October 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm CDT.  All investigators are invited to submit abstracts on topics pertaining to chronic diseases and health care policy.  Abstracts submitted to research conferences over the last year are welcome, as well as works in progress.

Posters will be on display throughout the day with a dedicated “Meet the Authors” session in the afternoon.  First authors will receive a decision notification via email by mid-October 2017.  Authors may submit more than one abstract.

Guidelines for abstract
Provide a title (50 words or less), author list and affiliations, and an unreferenced abstract (250 words or less) in a single document to Mary King:  mking@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu
Abstracts must include the following sections:
Objectives, Methods, Results, Conclusions / Implications

Guidelines for posters
Posters should be 48”W x 36”H maximum.
Posters should be placed on display in the morning during registration.
Posters should be removed by authors at the end of the symposium.
Any posters left after 4 pm will be discarded.

The program schedule and registration detail will be announced late summer 2017.

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