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Virtual MUSC Digestive Disease Annual Research Symposium and Retreat - April 23rd, 2021

Join us virtually on Friday, April 23rd for the 2nd Annual Digestive Disease Research Center Symposium to celebrate our research efforts across the MUSC Digestive Disease Research Core Center (DDRCC) and the MUSC Center for Biomedical Research Excellence in Digestive and Liver Disease (CDLD). This event will bring together Gastrointestinal and Liver disease researchers from across the campus and provide an opportunity to share new research findings, facilitate scientific exchange, identify potential new collaborations, and promote our associated research core facilities.

Registration and Abstract Submissions are due by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

All full and associate and community members of the DDRCC and CDLD, including Junior Investigators, Fellows, Residents, Postdocs, Graduate and Medical Students are encouraged to participate.

The event will include both oral and poster presentations as well as a keynote address from Robert F. Schwabe, M.D., Professor and Director of the Columbia University Digestive and Liver Diseases Research Center. Poster abstracts will be presented with video live chat. 

Registration and Abstract Submission

Abstract submission guidelines:

Requested abstract information will include:


Author list: indicating presenting author and affiliations

Body of Abstract: including Objective(s), Methods, Results and Conclusions (may be in narrative form; 300 word limit)

As an option, you may upload the above information as a one-page Word or PDF document.

We currently plan for poster presentations to be done virtually via pre-recorded Zoom videos, followed by live chat sessions on the day of the Retreat.

Details regarding poster presentations will be provided upon abstract acceptance.

Click on the link below to:

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*Check back with this site for upcoming details and for the virtual Schedule of Events.

If you have questions, please contact the DDRCC Center Manager, Kyu-Ho Lee.