ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference Abstracts

Contribute to the cutting-edge research initiatives presented at the 2018 ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference by submitting an abstract which demonstrates the latest innovations and practice implications.

There will be ONE abstract submission period for the 2018 conference. Late-breaking abstracts will not be accepted. All abstracts must be submitted by the deadline of September 18, 2017 to be considered for the conference.

Original and Encore Abstract Submissions
Opens – June 15, 2017
Closes – September 18, 2017 at 11:59 pm ET
Submission Fees: 
     - Early Bird: $50* through September 4, 2017 at 11:59 pm ET
     - Standard: $100* from September 5, 2017 – September 18, 2017 at 11:59 pm ET

 

Original abstracts:
Unpublished basic or clinical research and data, practice abstracts, retrospective studies, vignettes, or case studies.

Encore abstracts:
Abstracts previously presented at another conference or previously published in a peer-reviewed journal no more than six months prior to the ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference abstract submission deadline of September 18.


Original investigative abstracts will be reviewed for oral or poster presentations and may be eligible for Original Abstract Research Awards. All accepted abstracts are published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN) in print for awarded abstracts, and online for all.

 

Abstract Awards

Investigators who submit abstracts to the ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference are eligible to apply for several prestigious abstract awards:

Abstract of Distinction: Honors first authors of top-scoring abstracts. 

Best of ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Abstracts: Awarded to the top-scoring abstracts in each of the primary categories presented at the conference.

  • Parenteral Nutrition Therapy
  • Enteral Nutrition Therapy
  • Malnutrition, Obesity, Nutrition Practice Concepts and Issues
  • Critical Care and Critical Health Issues
  • GI and Other Nutrition and Metabolic Related Topics
  • Pediatric, Neonatal, Pregnancy, and Lactation
 

Harry M. Vars and Promising Investigator Awards: Honors early-career investigators with the best research presentations. (Original abstracts submitted by early career investigators are eligible)  

Research Trainee Awards: Honors investigators still in training who have submitted top-scoring abstracts. (Original abstracts submitted by trainees are eligible) 

International Abstract Research Awards: Honor international investigators who have submitted top-scoring abstracts. (Original abstracts submitted by investigators residing outside the US are eligible) 

Research Workshop Travel Awards: Honors early-career investigators who have submitted top-scoring abstracts that align with the 2018 Research Workshop, "The Effect of Nutrition during Pregnancy on the Offspring's Epigenetic Status, Growth, and Health."(Original abstracts submitted by early career investigators are eligible) 

 
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*Abstract submission fees are administrative and not meant to be punitive in nature. Abstract submission fees are not refundable for any reason.