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    Original Abstract Research Awards
    Investigators who submit abstracts to the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference during the regular submission period are eligible to apply for several prestigious abstract awards. 

    Harry M. Vars and Promising Investigator Awards: Honor early-career investigators with the best research presentations.

    Research Trainee Awards: Honor investigators still in training who have submitted top-scoring abstracts.


    Best of ASPEN Nutrition Science & 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

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

    International Abstract Research Awards
    : Honor international investigators who have submitted top-scoring abstracts.

    View ASPEN22 Conference Abstracts in JPEN
    Available abstracts (included previous years) of Vars Candidates, Trainee Awards, Best of ASPEN, International Awards, Abstract of Distinction, Posters of Distinction, and all other abstracts can be accessed here in Wiley Online Library.

    Example of How to Cite:
    Elfadil OM, Keaveney E, Patel A, et al. 111795 ‐ Usability of a novel mobility-enhancing enteral feeding system across different groups. Nutrition and Metabolism Research Oral Paper Session Abstracts. ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference: March 26–29, 2022 (Seattle, WA). JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2022 Mar;46(S1): S21-S23. https://aspenjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jpen.2344