Call for Abstracts – 2018

Call for Abstracts

Sixth Annual Research Symposium and Poster Session
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

University of Chicago
Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery

The Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy is accepting abstracts for its Sixth Annual Research Symposium.  Abstracts will be accepted through October 12, 2018 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 symposium with a dedicated “Meet the Authors” session in the afternoon.  First authors will receive a decision notification via email on or before October 17, 2018.  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:
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.

For further details contact Mary King:

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