ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 2019 Sickle Cell Patient & Family Symposium
Welcome to the abstract portal for the 6th Annual Sickle Cell Warrior Convention. We welcome abstract submissions from sickle cell advocates, non-profits, community organizations and research scientist. Abstracts must not exceed 3000 characters and should be written for a primarily patient/caregiver audience.
Submitted abstracts should describe:
1. New and emerging research,
2. Community education, advocacy, outreach or awareness projects primarily involving sickle cell disease,
3. Descriptive summary of a sickle cell organization, or
4. Literature review of a topic deemed of interest to the patient/caregiver community.
All abstract participants are welcome to provide a poster to be displayed in the common convention space for the duration of the meeting. Select presenters will be invited to give an oral presentation of their work. All abstracts must be submitted through this online form ONLY. Abstracts submitted via mail, email or fax will not be considered. The submission deadline is Friday, June 14, 2019, 23:59 EST.
Choose the category that best matches your abstract.
(1) Choose CBO Spotlight to provide a synopsis of your CBO, its mission, projects and platforms.
(2) Select Community-Engagement Efforts to highlight an outreach initiative dedicated to bridging the gap between stakeholder groups.
(3)Select Patient-Powered Research Review to present a summary of a preliminary literature review for a patient-generated research topic.
(4) Select Project Summary to present on a specific project or platform initiated by you or your CBO.
Changes and corrections: Once submitted, it is not possible to make any corrections to the abstract content or information (such as authors list and details, topic, conclusion(s) etc...). Consortium staff and interns are not authorized to make changes to a submission. In order to correct your abstract you must withdraw it and submit a new corrected version prior to the deadline (See below for withdrawal procedure). Note that replacement of your abstract is not possible after the deadline. In the case of errors in your abstract discovered after the deadline, you may indicate the correction during the Symposium. However, changes will not be included in the publications. If accepted, your abstract will be published as submitted.
Withdrawal: If you want to withdraw an abstract already submitted, please notify us as quickly as possible at
stating the title and number of the abstract to be withdrawn.
Note that, withdrawals accepted after the submission deadline may still appear in publications. All abstract withdrawal requests must be received in writing (via e-mail) by Friday, June 14, 2019, 23:59 EST to avoid printed publications.
Full Name (with prefix and/or suffix)
Ex. Dr. William Smith, III
The company, community-based organization (CBO), research entity or healthcare institute with which you are primarily affiiated
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