2018 - Peripheral Artery Disease Research Symposium - Call for Abstracts
Friday, September 28, 2018 | 2-6 pm


The Cardiovascular, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research Center cordially invites you to participate in the upcoming Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Research Symposium. The goal of this session is to bring together clinicians and researchers working on various topics related to peripheral artery disease to encourage cross-collaborative research efforts and stimulate new ideas for further investigation.

Attendees are encouraged to participate by submitting an abstract to present as a poster and a select few will be given the opportunity to give a short talk. Cash prizes will be given to selected talks and top posters!


  • Researchers with a rank of assistant professor, instructor, postdoctoral researcher/clinical resident or fellow and graduate students are invited to submit an abstract to give a short talk (10-12 mins) or present a poster (limited to the 30 most qualified applicants, one submission per applicant).
  • Abstracts that are not selected for talks will by default be considered for inclusion in the poster session, which will be displayed on electronic poster boards.
  • Abstracts in any area of basic, translational, clinical or epidemiological research related to PAD are welcome.
  • Previously presented work will be accepted for both short talks and posters.
  • Successful applicants MUST be available to talk or present a poster at the PAD Symposium on September 28, 2018.

Additional Rules and Information:

  • Prizes of $250-$500 will be awarded to all speakers and selected posters.
  • Talks and Posters selected for presentation will be notified by Monday, September 10, 2018.
Applications accepted from 07/25/2018 12PM to 09/21/2018 11PM.