Abstract deadline

  • The New abstract deadline is midnight, September 15, 2004
  • Abstracts should be no more than 500 words long and contain no more than one table and one figure
  • Abstracts should either be faxed at (1) 412-647-5959 or emailed

Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters and discussed by authors on November 8th, after oral presentations.

Posters should

  • Not exceed 72 inches wide x 36 inches high.
  • Include the following sections: Objective, methods, results, Conclusion, Perspective or Discussion
  • Be presented with text of font size of 24 or more
  • Acknowledge funding sources

In addition, authors are encouraged to prepare page-sized copy of the poster for on-site distribution