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Abstracts & Scientific Presentations

*Abstract Submission is now closed*

Poster and oral presentation abstracts are now being accepted for the 2023 WVCTSI Annual Meeting.

Please complete the abstract submission form to submit your abstract for the 2023 West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute Annual Meeting. Abstracts must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST April 12, 2023 for consideration. Those selected to participate will be notified by April 21, 2023.

The poster session and reception will take place the evening of Wednesday, May 24. Those selected to give oral presentations should plan to present the afternoon of May 24.

A complete PDF listing of all abstracts will be made available here prior to the meeting.


Full Text - Submitted Abstracts


Numbered Listing of Poster Presentations

Judges will visit their assigned posters during the 5-6:30 pm poster session on May 24. Posters my be hung on the designated poster boards beginning at 4pm and may remain up through dinner. Posters must be removed no later than the conclusion of the evening's dinner presentations. 

Awards will be given for top student, early-stage investigator, mid-career investigator and senior investigator. A people's choice award will also be given. Awards will be presented at dinner. 

Posters should be no larger than 4'x8' and should properly acknowledge funding sources.  Poster presenters are responsible for printing their posters and transporting them to the event.


Submissions should exemplify clinical and/or translational research and will be judged based upon innovation, significance, and the potential impact on health disparities in Appalachia. Oral presentations are selected based on rigor and originality of the described project, organization of content, knowledge of material, clarity of artwork (charts, graphs, slides), and overall presentation. Presenters should also describe any services they received from the WVCTSI and/or how the WVCTSI may have supported the project. Lastly, presenters should properly acknowledge funding sources. 

Oral presentation sessions will be held May 24 during 2 concurrent breakout sessions. There will be three presentations per session and each presenter will have 10 minutes for their presentation and 4 minutes for questions/answers. Number of content slides should not exceed eight. To remain on schedule and to be fair to all presenters, time limits will be strictly adhered to. 


General Information:

Approved versions of the WVCTSI logo, which can be incorporated into posters and presentations, are available below. The logo may not be altered in any way- including stretching, cropping, or altering colors. A gray scale version of the logo is also available. 

Logo-White Background

Logo-No Background

WVCTSI will pay for one hotel room per accepted entry. See travel guidelines for details and restrictions.