Call for Abstracts
Junior Investigator IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE Award
Download the introduction and submission guidelines here:
Oral podium presentation at the annual, national Meeting of the Minds conference on Saturday, November 16, 2019 (15 minutes presentation plus 5 minutes Q&A)
- Air and/or ground transfer travel expenses and 2 nights’ accommodation at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto
- Complimentary registration to attend Meeting of the Minds
- MDs: Must currently be in an advanced IBD Fellowship and/or not more than 5 years post-graduation
- PhDs: Must have completed PhD in an IBD-related field, i.e. immunology, biochemistry, molecular biology not more than 5 years ago
The deadline for submission of abstracts is Monday, October 07, 2019 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. This deadline will be strictly enforced and NO EXCEPTIONS will be made. All abstracts must be submitted by email to email@example.com.
Preparing the Submission
Abstracts must be submitted in English, and must relate to clinical or research-oriented work in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
The maximum number of authors is 20. Enter all authors in the order they should appear in the heading of the abstract. The submission must also include the location of the institution where the work was done.
The awardee must present the abstract personally.
The body of the abstract is limited to 2,500 characters, including spaces.
The title should be concise and clearly reflect the content of the abstract. The title should be entered in title case, not in all capital letters. Do not use formatting tags in the title.
Standard study abstracts describing original research or clinical trials must include the following sections: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion. Do not include any of the following author information within the abstract body: direct or indirect reference to author institution(s), titles, positions, or institutional appointments. Abstracts must be submitted in word.doc or word.docx using Arial 11pt, 1.5 line spacing. PDF files will not be accepted.
Standard abbreviations may be used, i.e., RBC, gm, kg, mg, mL, % (percent), / (per).
Industry Support, Disclosures, and Conflict of Interest (COI)
Abstract presenters are required to disclose whether the research was funded by an industry grant from a commercial interest, AND must also complete the conflict of interest disclosure form, indicating details of support any authors may have received or affiliations any authors may have with a commercial interest.
Abstract Review Process
Immediately following the abstract submission period, all submitted abstracts are blind reviewed and scored by a team of reviewers. Each abstract is reviewed by up to 4 reviewers. Reviewers consider the following when scoring abstracts: relevance, novelty, quality, clarity, organization, design, and data analysis. Following review by the MotM Abstract Selection Committee highest-rated abstract presenter will be notified by email by October 18, 2019. If the award winner has already registered to attend Meeting of the Minds, the registration fee will be reimbursed as will any travel expenses already incurred.