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Submitt an Abstract

Submitt an Abstract

NICER Symposium Abstract Preparation and Submission

Important Information for Abstract Submission

Abstracts are submitted online at:

Contact: Cynthia Rose (Symposium Coordinator) 734.232.9335;

Abstract Policies

• Abstracts detailing clinical and/or basic science research in the fields of immunology and/or hematology will be accepted for review.
• Abstracts recently presented within 6 month preceding the NICER symposium or currently submitted to future regional or national meetings are acceptable. If an abstract was presented or planned to be presented at a different conference, you must submit the name, date, and location of the conference with your abstract submission to the NICER symposium.
• Abstracts will not be reviewed if received after the abstract deadline of April 30, 2021. Abstract review will be completed by May 15, 2021.
• Abstracts are peer-reviewed and ranked on the basis of scientific merit. The Program Committee will use these rankings to develop the final meeting program (oral and poster presentations).

Poster and platform presentation policies:
• Authors must be prepared to provide an oral presentation of their abstract if selected by the Program Committee to do so.
• Authors must attend to their poster during the symposium mid-afternoon poster review break.
• Authors must inform the Program Committee immediately if unable to present (oral or poster). Authors may confer with the Program Committee to designate a corresponding author to present, or may choose to retract the abstract.
• Posters will be displayed in ___________ on Friday _______, 2021 and must be hung prior to 11:30am and retrieved by 5:00pm. Doors will open at 11:00am for registration and poster preparation.
• All abstracts submitted will be published in the NICER Symposium proceedings / program book.

Informed consent and disclosure: Investigators should consider and disclose potential conflicts of interest in connection with papers presented at the symposium.
• Disclosures will be published in the NICER Symposium proceedings / program book.

Instructions for Abstract Formatting

1. Title and Authors. The title should be brief, clearly indicating the nature of the study. CAPITALIZE ENTIRE TITLE. State all author’s initials and last names followed by their institutional affiliations, city, and state. Enter an asterisk (*) next to the “presenting” author only. Do not include street address or zip codes.

2. Abstract. There is a 1,500 character limit, including spaces.

4. Abbreviations. Place nonstandard abbreviations in parentheses after the full word the first time it appears. Do not use abbreviations in the abstract title.

5. Patient Identifiers. All identifying patient information must be removed from the abstract.

6. Disclosures. Please enter all relevant financial relationships. You may be contacted to provide more information.

Note: A confirmation email will be sent to the individual who submitted the abstract within 1-2 business days of the submission. If you do not receive a confirmation email, or you encounter problems submitting your abstract, please contact Cynthia Rose (

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