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Ninth Annual Neurology Research Celebration

icture of the 2023 Research Celebration presenters and participants.

Help support our community of trainees by joining our celebration in research. We are excited to host our in-person event here at UMass Chan Medical School, in the faculty conference room. 

May 15, 2024, from 5 – 8 p.m. - In-Person Event 

hors d'oeuvres will be provided

Images below were taken during the 2023 Research Celebration.

Guest Registration

Open to our UMass translational research, clinical services, and education department community members. 

Please register and join our Department of Neurology for the Ninth Annual UMass Neurology and Neuroscience Research Celebration to be held in-person at the UMass Faculty Conference Room, on Wednesday, May 15, from 5-8 p.m.

Our celebration showcases the amazing work currently being done by our clinical and translational research trainees. Graduate students, medical students, post-docs, residents and fellows are all invited to submit abstracts to celebrate the ongoing scholarship and investigation within our department.
Open ABSTRACT Submission Call Request!
Abstract submission process. Use this form to submit a maximum of 250 word abstract no later than March 25, 2024 by 5 pm EST. for qualification review by the neurology research celebration committee.  

Online registration link

QR code to link to registration and abstract submission form url:

Abstract Submission Flyer

Neurology Abstract submission guidelines and QR code

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Announcing the Eighth Annual UMass Neurology and Neuroscience Research Celebration call for abstracts

Neurology Research Celebration presentations

Graduate students, medical students, post-docs, residents and fellows are all invited to submit abstracts. This will be an event celebrating the ongoing scholarship and investigation in our department, and an opportunity to showcase the amazing work being done by current trainees. You may submit abstracts that have been previously presented or work in development. Abstracts will be reviewed by the committee and exceptional abstracts will be selected for oral platform presentations. Others will be selected as poster presentations; inappropriate or methodologically flawed abstracts may be rejected. Authors will be notified no later than April 5, 2024 regarding results. 

Guidelines for online Abstract submission: Please read and follow carefully.  Straying from the guidelines below will disqualify you from prize or participation eligibility. 

Qualifying abstract submission criteria: 

  • Maximum of 250 words  
  • Organize the abstract body under the following headings: 

Abstract Title: 
Author Names and Affiliations: (not included in word count) 
Author List should be comma separated, organized by <First Name> <Middle Initial> <Last Name> <Highest academic title>. E.g., John H Doe MD, Justin Bauer PhD 


Abstract and materials should be uploaded to the conference portal by Friday, March 25, 2024 at 5:00pm EST.  

Early abstract submissions may be eligible for a free gift! First come first serve...

Clinical Neurology Committee Members

Kara Smith 

Chris Hemond 

Raphael Carandang 

Basic Neuroscience Committee Members

Rigel Chan  

Daryl Bosco 

Administrative Support Committee Members

Sharon Velazquez 

Sue Jacobs 

Beth LaPerle