2019 Abstract Information

The American Society of Neurorehabilitation
invites you to submit an abstract for the 2019 Annual Meeting!
ASNR encourages all submissions in the clinical and basic science of neural repair and recovery
 


The Abstract submission site is now OPEN.

Submit your abstract now!

We will be sending notifications concerning decisions in late August.


POSTER AWARDS

Presidential Award
The ASNR offers the Presidential Award for the best basic science poster presented by a student, resident, post-doctoral fellow, or a clinician within five years of training. The purpose of this award is to encourage research relevant to Neurorehabilitation by young clinicians and/or investigators enrolled in training programs relevant to Neurorehabilitation. While the contestant must be the senior author of the abstract, there are no restrictions on co-authorship. The recipient of the award will receive a $500.00 stipend.

Fletcher H. McDowell Award
The ASNR offers the Fletcher H. McDowell Award for the best clinical science poster presented by a student, resident, or post-doctoral fellow, or a clinician within five years of training. The purpose of this award is to encourage research relevant to Neurorehabilitation by young clinicians and/or investigators enrolled in training programs relevant to Neurorehabilitation. While the contestant must be the senior author of the abstract, there are no restrictions on co-authorship. The recipient of the award will receive a $500.00 stipend.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When is the deadline for abstract submissions?
ASNR’s deadline for abstract submissions is July 8, 2019 at 11:59 pm of the submitting author’s current time zone. 

Does ASNR grant extensions for the abstract submissions?
Extensions may be granted on a case-by-case basis, decided by the Program Chair.

Is there a word limit on abstract titles?
No, there is no word limit for abstract titles.

How should abstract titles be submitted?
Abstract titles should be in title case.

Is there a word limit for the body of the abstract?
Yes, abstracts are limited to 450 words.

How do disclosures get reported?
On the second page of the submission site, list any commercial and/or conflicts of interest under the question “Do the author(s) have any commercial interests or associations that might pose a conflict of interest regarding this submission?”

How do acknowledgments get reported?
On the second page of the submission site, list any funding acknowledgements under the question “Do the author(s) have any funding acknowledgements relating to this research?” 

Can my abstract include tables or graphs?
The submission site does not accommodate table or graphs. 

Does the first author need to be the presenting author?
The submission site allows you to select which author will be presenting the poster.

Is there a fee to submit an abstract?
No, however the presenting author will need to be registered for the Annual Meeting.

When does the presenting author need to be registered for the Annual Meeting?
The early registration deadline is September 16, 2019.  It is possible to register for the Annual Meeting after September 16, 2019, but the registration fees increase.

Do authors need to be members of ASNR?
No, however we encourage presenters to join ASNR and take advantage of reduced registration fees and other member benefits.

What is ASNR’s policy for mentioning off-label use or use of trade-names?
If a medicine or device is listed it must be listed as the generic (for a medicine) and noted that this is off-label. Additionally, if a medicine or device is mentioned it is important that the authors declare whether they have a conflict of interest with the manufacturer, such as receiving research or personal support.

Is pending data allowed?
ASNR does allow pending data if the data will be in-hand and presented in the abstract during the Annual Meeting.

What size are the posters that are presented at the ASNR Annual Meeting?
Poster board size for the meeting can be a maximum of 4 feet tall by 8 feet wide.

Will all accepted abstracts be published in the Journal of Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair?
Only abstracts that are accepted into the program AND presented at the Annual Meeting will be published in the Journal of Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair.