An abstract is a short, powerful summary of your research that serves as the first step in further dissemination of your work. It describes the objectives of the study, methods used, major results and interpretation and implications of the results. Abstracts often appear at the beginning of a full-length research paper or may be published as part of a professional meeting. Currently, the American Society for Nutrition has two major meetings where abstracts are presented: the ASN Scientific Sessions and EB and ASN's annual Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition conference.
Getting it Right: Tips for Writing a Scientific
Join your ASN colleagues for a webinar Tuesday, August 26 at 2:00 pm ET, that will review general guidelines for developing a high quality abstract. The program will be led by ASN volunteer leaders who have years of experience preparing abstracts and reviewing them as well. Learn from a reviewer's perspective the steps you can take to best showcase your work.*Register for the webinar.
- Christy C Tangney, PhD, CNS, Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Past Chair, Aging and Chronic Disease RIS
- Nurgul Fitzgerald, PhD, RD, Associate Professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Past Chair, Public Health & Community Nutrition RIS
- Doug Burrin, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, USDA-ARS, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, ASN's Scientific Sessions at EB Program Subcommittee, Past Chair
*Please note that only 300 can register for this webinar, if you are not able to attend we will be recording it for our archives. Once we hit our maximum number of registrants, no others will be approved for the live presentation.
How to Write an Abstract ( 2012 PDF)
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