ATI Research Day 2017

The Alberta Transplant Institute will hold its first Research Day on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

Join us in the Katz Atrium and Mezzanine, and the adjacent lecture hall 1080, for posters and presentations.

Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH, will give the keynote address “Registry-based science – transplantation and beyond”.

Dr. Stehlik is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and serves as the Director of ISHLT International Registry for Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts on any stream of research related to donation and transplantation will be accepted beginning April 1, and must submitted online by midnight MT on Wednesday, April 12.

All abstracts should have a maximum of 400 words, and should be formatted into the following four sections, although headings are not required:

  • Introduction: clarifies the motivation for the research presented.
  • Methods: provides sufficient detail for others to reproduce what is studied in the research project.
  • Results: presents and discusses the results.
  • Conclusion: presents the outcome of the work by interpreting the findings and by relating these findings to the motivation stated in the Introduction. Explain the significance of your findings / outcomes and future implications of the results.

Prior to submitting your abstract, ensure that all co-authors have approved of the abstract submission, publication, and potential presentation. Abstracts cannot be changed or withdrawn after April 12, 2017. Confirmation that the research conforms to the research ethics standards at the University of Alberta is required for submission.

The online links for abstract submission and conference registration will be available here and will also be distributed through email and sosido, beginning April 1.