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Call for Abstracts : 9th PFMR Biomedical Research Symposium

Tuesday, February 11, 2020


9th PFMR Biomedical Research Symposium

April 4, 2020

Arab American University - Ramallah Campus

The Palestinian Forum for Medical Research (PFMR) in conjunction with the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the Arab American University are organizing “The Ninth Annual Biomedical Research Symposium”. This year, the PFMR will host renowned international scientists. The ultimate goal of the symposium is to present research conducted by Palestinian students and researchers as well as bringing together young scientific minds. 

We cordially invite you to present your work either by giving a presentation or presenting a poster. For those wishing to participate, please submit your abstract by Feb 1st, 2020. Researchers will be informed of the acceptance of their abstracts no later than March 1st 2020. Students have the option to submit abstracts for consideration for oral or poster presentation. Abstracts are invited from all areas of biomedical research with a strong emphasis on cancer biology.

The purpose of the abstract is to enable the Scientific Committee to make an informed decision on the suitability of the proposed presentation for the symposium program and to provide participants of the symposium with the summary of the work being presented.

Please send your abstract as an attached Microsoft Word document using the correct format (see below) to the following e-mail: Abstracts not conforming to the specified form will be discarded.



Title: The title should be in bold, upper case letters with no full stop at the end

Authors: Names of authors should be in Times New Roman, size 12 fonts, as first name and surname with no full stop. Underline the name of the corresponding author. Author names should be separated by a comma. Where authors are from a number of different institutions, the appropriate institution number from the affiliation list should be given as a superscript number immediately after each author's name. Use a * to indicate the presenting author.

Affiliations: Affiliations should include department, institute, town and 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.

Emails: The emails of the corresponding and presenting authors must be included.

Body of the abstract:

  • Authors must submit a regular abstract (not structured), using the template below.
  • Should not be more than 400 words.
  • Please use Times New Roman, size 12 fonts and single line spacing.
  • Greek and other special characters may be included. If you are unable to reproduce a particular special character, please type out the name of the symbol in full.
  • Web links (URLs) should be provided in full, including both the title of the site and the URL, in the following format: Mouse Tumor Biology Database [], include also the accessed date
  • Abbreviations should be used as sparingly as possible.

References: In-text citations should be kept to a minimum. When inserted, in-text citations must be numbers between square brackets [1]. At the end of the body of the abstract a separate section entitled “References” must be added where referring articles are included (see template for format).


Please use the TEMPLATE in attachments for writing the abstract

PDF icon Brochure3.25 MB
File Abstract Template19.27 KB