Clinical Nutrition Week Abstracts

Contribute to the cutting-edge research initiatives presented at CNW by submitting an abstract which demonstrates the latest innovations and practice implications.

Cutting edge late-breaking abstracts will be accepted beginning September 26! 

Original and Encore Abstracts Late-breaking Abstracts
Opens – July 1, 2016 Opens – September 26, 2016
Closes– September 7, 2016   Closes – October 17, 2016
Submission Fee: $50* Submission Fee: $100*

Late-breaking abstracts: Cutting-edge original research that features the latest science that will have an immediate impact upon researchers and practitioners. Case-studies, vignettes, retrospective studies, etc. should be submitted during the regular abstract submission period and not part of the late-breaking abstract submission process.

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Unpublished basic or clinical research and data, practice abstracts, retrospective studies, vignettes, or case studies.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 CNW abstract submission deadline of September 7.

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 CNW are eligible to apply for several prestigious abstract awards:

Abstract of Distinction: Honors first authors of top-scoring abstracts. (Original and late-breaking abstracts are eligible) 

Best of CNW Abstracts: Awarded to the top-scoring abstracts in each of the primary categories presented at CNW. (Original, encore and late-breaking abstracts are eligible)

  • 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 or late-breaking 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 2017 Research Workshop, "Gastric Bypass: Rose of the Gut."(Original abstracts submitted by early career investigators are eligible) 

Abstract Acceptance Criteria Frequently Asked Questions  
Poster Instructions View Abstracts from previous years  
*Your abstract submission fee will be refunded in the event your abstract is not accepted. Abstracts that are withdrawn will not receive a refund of the submission fee.