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Email your abstract on mbrunsman@sidra.org


Eligibility Requirements

  • To qualify for Oral and/or Poster presentations, kindly submit your abstract on or before May 18th
  • Selected candidates must register in person and pay the registration fees as applicable.
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • The Scientific Committee will review all submissions.
  • Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the author(s) to present if selected.

Review Process

Abstracts will be scored on the following criteria:

  • Scientific merit
  • Applicability to the Women in Science Symposium themes, kindly indicate which theme your abstract falls under:
    • Precision medicine in women’s health
    • Mental health
    • Women’s Cancer
  • Originality of the work
  • Adequate sample size and statistics
  • Clarity, punctuation, and grammar

How to Apply


The Scientific Committee will review all submitted abstracts. All communications regarding abstract acceptance and schedule will be directed to the submitting author via email.

The top 5 ranked abstracts will be selected for oral presentations in the Young Investigators session.

Abstract Structure

  • Title - should be written in sentence structure (capitalize the first word and remaining words begin in lower case).
  • Author names - should begin on the line immediately after the Title. If there are multiple authors underline the name of the presenting author. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address. Also indicate in superscript who will be the presenting and corresponding author with * and #, respectively. For example: First name, Last name*, First name, Last name# a department name, Institution, b Department name, Institution * Presenting author # Corresponding author Note: Title, authors’ names and affiliations must be positioned at the top center of the abstract. Leave single line space between the affiliation address(es) and the beginning of the abstract paragraph
  • The abstract cannot exceed 300 words written in single-space.
  • All abbreviations should be defined when first used.
  • State the study's research objective and rationale, summarize methods and results, and state the conclusions.
  • Abstracts must be data-driven and must include this information in the body of the abstract.
  • The abstract should contain results/data that have not yet been published or submitted to other conference/public events.
  • If applicable, a statement that the study has been by Institutional IRB needs to be added.
  • For selected oral presentation, you will be requested to submit your Curriculum Vitae.