Abstract and Symposium Submission
SYMPOSIUM SUBMISSIONS CLOSE – 31 May 2019
Symposium Submissions (100 word outline includes 3 learning objectives, titles of 3 presentations and a 300 word abstract for each). The Scientific Committee will select six (6) Symposia from amongst those submitted. Presentations in non-selected symposia may
be given as oral or poster communications.
RESEARCH ABSTRACTS CLOSE – 31 July 2019
Research Abstracts (300 word individual contributed abstract submissions). Authors should indicate preference for oral or poster communication, authors will be allocated their presentation mode of choice where programming permits.
The abstracts will be published in a special issue of the Australasian Journal on Ageing. Abstracts can be submitted as either Clinical/Translational Research or Biomedical Sciences.
Your abstract must be in the format of:
* Please note that figures and tables are not to be included.
* Abstract word count is strictly 300 words across all sections (excluding Abstract Title). Abstracts over this count will not be accepted.
Fat, muscle, and bone interactions
Mechanisms of sarcopenia, frailty and osteosarcopenia
Myokines and adipokines
Hormones, muscle and bone
Vitamin D and its target organs
Protein turnover in muscle and bone
Glucose metabolism in muscle and bone
Animal models of sarcopenia and frailty
Biomarkers for sarcopenia and frailty
Experimental treatments for sarcopenia, osteosarcopenia and frailty (what is in the pipeline?)
New imaging methods for sarcopenia and osteosarcopenia
Clinical criteria for sarcopenia and frailty
Clinical outcomes in sarcopenia and frailty
Use and imaging to diagnose sarcopenia and osteosarcopenia
Current therapeutic interventions for sarcopenia, osteosarcopenia and frailty
How to design clinical trials in sarcopenia and frailty?
The role of nutrition in the treatment sarcopenia and frailty
Falls and fractures prevention
Falls and Fractures Clinics
Awards will be given during the conference for the following:
Highest ranked abstract – Clinical/Translational Research
Highest ranked abstract – Biomedical Sciences
Best poster – Clinical/Translational Research
Best poster – Biomedical Sciences
The highest ranked abstracts receive $1,000, which must be spent to attend the International Conference of Sarcopenia and Frailty.
Each best poster receives $500 - the presenting author must be registered for the Meeting.
Up to five (5) members in-training travel grants of $1,000 will be offered to the authors of the highest ranked abstracts at the Conference. The travel grant is to be used for travel, accommodation and registration for the ANZSSFR 2019 Meeting. Please apply for the travel grant when you submit your research abstract. Travel grants are only available for in-training members based outside of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Withdraw an abstract
If you want to withdraw an abstract, please contact the Conference Secretariat in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that withdrawals need to be communicated in writing by the author who originally submitted the abstract, and in doing so, the Conference Secretariat assumes that all other authors/presenters have been informed of the withdrawal.
Important: Once an abstract is withdrawn, it may not be reinstated.