Call for Abstracts

Deadline September 10

The Workshop Chairs and the Organizing Steering Committee invite you to participate actively in the Fifth European Workshop on Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases.

We look forward to receiving your scientific contribution on one of the following topics:

• Rheumatology
• Gastroenterology
• Dermatology
• Transplantation
• Clinical immunology
• Basic immunology
• Inflammation
• Immunodeficiencies
• Neuroimmunology
• Immunomodulation
• Immunomonitoring

Journal of Translational Medicine –

The accepted abstracts will be published in a supplement of the Journal of Translational Medicine, with impact factor 3.41.

The Journal of Translational Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal focussing on information derived from human experimentation so as to optimise the communication between basic and clinical science.

Currently this is tracked/indexed by PubMed, PubMed Central, Medline, Thomson Reuters (ISI), CAS, EMBASE, Scopus, Current Contents and Google Scholar.

Travel grants will be awarded to the best abstract submissions.


Submission guidelines

Abstracts must be submitted as a Word file (xxx.doc) via the online submission form.

You can submit several abstracts at the same time: please log in and fill out the required fields. Your abstract(s) is/are only uploaded successfully when you receive an automatic reply confirming your submission(s).

IMPORTANT: the Word file(s) must contain Title, authors & affiliations and the actual abstract.

The deadline for submitting an abstract is September 10.
Authors will receive a notification by e-mail by the end of September.

Please read the author instructions carefully before submitting your abstract(s).

Abstract submission closed.

Instructions for authors
•    Abstracts must be typed in English not exceeding 350 words, and must be submitted as a Word file (xxx.doc). The word count includes the title, authors and affiliations.

•    Title: Type your title in bold sentence case with no full stop at the end, e.g.:
    Results from experiments in this field

•    Type family name first followed by the initials of the first name of the authors (Rubens P.P. , Van Gogh V. etc..). Underline the corresponding author.

•    Type affiliation underneath the authors: Dept., Hospital/Institution, City, Country
Where there are multiple affiliations, each should be listed as a separate paragraph. Each institute should appear in the order used against the author names and show the appropriate superscript number, e.g.:

1Department, University, Town, State, USA
2Department, Company, Town, UK

•    Use font Times New Roman 12 characters per inch (font size 12)

•    Use single spacing

•    Structure your abstract as follows: Introduction / Aim / Patients and Methods / Results / Conclusion / References

•    References: All references should be cited/called out consecutively in the text, using numbers in square brackets. Only papers that have been published, or are in press, or are available through public e-print/preprint servers should be included in the reference list.
    Journal abbreviations should follow MEDLINE standards.
References should be laid out at the end of the abstract in BioMed Central style and preceded by the relevant reference number. An example of a reference for a journal article follows. The full reference style guide can be found at the journal’s website.

1. Chomczynski P, Sacchi N: Single-step method of RNA isolation by acid guanidinium
thiocyanate-phenol-chloroform extraction. AnalBiochem 1987, 162:156-159.