Invitation for abstracts

The Ponce School of Medicine will be hosting its 9th Annual Research Conference on Saturday, June 1st, 2013. The purpose of this conference is to increase local and Island-wide awareness of the research that is being undertaken at our Institution in the Medicine, Basic Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, and Public Health Programs and to stimulate further research endeavors, particularly in the Clinical Sciences. Oral and poster presentations will take place throughout the day and will be divided into four scientific categories: Clinical, Basic, Behavioral, and Public Health. Prizes will be awarded to the best presentations in each category.

Investigators (students and researchers) wishing to present their research must submit an abstract by Friday, May 3, 2013. Abstracts must be submitted on the form provided and must be in Times New Roman 12-point font, 1.5 spaced, and within a 350-word limit. Please indicate the category of your abstract and whether you would prefer an oral or poster presentation. Abstracts may be written in either English or Spanish and should conform to the following order:

1. Purpose of investigation
2. Methods used
3. Results obtained
4. Conclusions

To ensure the quality of the presentations, abstracts will be evaluated for merit prior to acceptance.