6th Cancer Cachexia Hybrid Conference 
August 27-29, 2021
Gainesville, Florida and Online

Abstract Submission – Deadline Extended to Friday, July 30, 2021

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Abstract Submission Information

Similar to our previous conferences, we are accepting abstracts for the following categories:

  • Short talks (10 slots + 6 Cutting Edge Science slots)
  • Next Generation Researchers in Cancer Cachexia (6 slots)
  • Poster Presentation (unlimited slots)

Short Talk and Poster Presenters should prepare abstracts using the following guidelines:

  • Abstract title

  • Author(s)
    Firstname Lastname, Firstname Lastname*, ... with presenting author identified with an asterisk = e.g., John Brown, Betty White*

  • Affiliation
    Institution, City, Country for all authors
    (in case of multiple institutions, please identify respective author and corresponding institution with a number)

  • Abstract Body (Maximum 350 words)
    References will not be counted in the abstract word limit
    Please do not include figures or tables

For Next Generation Researchers in Cancer Cachexia:

We are pleased to feature the Next Generation Researchers session again in our 6th Cancer Cachexia conference, which continues to be one of our most popular components of our program. We welcome abstract submissions for this special designation. In this session, we will feature the most qualified applicants encompassing a diverse range of topics ranging from basic to clinical research. Six applicants will be selected for 10-minute oral presentations with an additional 5 minutes for discussion. Efforts will be made to ensure the group is balanced by research type (basic, translational, clinical). Selected speakers will be highlighted and provided complimentary registration for the next 2023 cancer cachexia conference.

Eligibility Criteria:

Early career cancer cachexia researcher (basic science, translational or clinical) who has a MD/PhD (or equivalent) including trainees (residents/fellows), post-docs or individuals within the first 5 years of their first faculty appointment.

Selection Criteria:

Applicants for Next Generation Researchers Session must include the following in their application:
    1. Abstract 
      - Same criteria as listed for Short Talks and Poster Presentations

    2. NIH-style Biosketch or CV including the following sections: 
      - Personal statement
      - Positions, Appointments, and Honors
      - Contributions to Science – with relevant publications
      - Maximum of 5 pages