Submit Abstracts

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

The 14th annual Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Research Symposium will be held Friday, Nov. 10th from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM at the Samis Education Center in Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Symposium and invite you to submit your work to this event. Harold Hamm Diabetes Center works to facilitate communication and collaboration between researchers from all disciplines whose work relates to diabetes.

The symposium will consist of selected oral presentations, a poster session, and a keynote address by Dr. Steven Kahn of the University of Washington. Submission of abstracts for poster or oral presentation is open to all, but work by trainees and junior faculty is especially encouraged.

The best posters and oral presentations by young investigators will be recognized with awards given to the authors based on judges’ review.

We therefore request:

1. An abstract from those who wish to present their work at the meeting to be submitted by Friday, September 29th to Katie Hoefling ( Please use American Diabetes Association abstract format (click here for an example).     a. Margins are 1.25 inches for top and bottom and 1.25 inches for left and right     b. Font should be size 12, Times New Roman     c. Title should be centered and in all caps     d. Please specify the department and university at which the work was performed     e. Paragraphs should be indented and double spaced between paragraphs     f. A statement (see below) identifying abstracts to be considered for awards. ***Please note, if your abstract is not submitted properly, it will be returned to you for correction***

2. A research summary from principal investigators that delineates the major areas of research interest. Maximum 1 page. Same margins and fonts as for abstracts (click here for an example research summary)

3. A completed abstract submission form, to be submitted with your abstract and summary. | Complete the form now (save file after completing)

Eligibility for awards will be restricted to presentations where a trainee (MD fellows, residents, and students) or junior faculty member (instructors, assistant professors, post-docs) is the first author and presenting their work. If the work is eligible for an award, please indicate so at the bottom of the abstract page with the following statement: “The authors request this work be considered for a Diabetes Research award.” Also indicate the category of Trainee or Junior Faculty. For questions about eligibility, contact

Deadlines: Submission of Abstract for Presentation: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Submission of Research Summary for the handout: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017.

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