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Digestive Health Center Annual Scientific Symposium

The Digestive Health Center (DHC) will host its Annual Scientific Symposium on Tuesday February 28, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.  This is a great opportunity to learn about the cutting edge research in digestive disease as well as an opportunity to establish new collaborations. 

For abstract form visit the DHC website

We encourage you to present a poster of your work related to any area of digestive disease, including the four themes of the DHC: 1) Liver Disease and Modeling; 2) Digestive Disease and Immunity; 3) Digestive Disease and Obesity or 4) Translational Embryology (of the Digestive System).

PRIZES will be given for the best posters presented at the meeting. $500 First Prize; $300 Second Prize; $200 Third Prize*

Posters can be as large as 4' x 8'. Presenters do not have to be DHC members.  Abstracts are due Friday February 3, 2017 by 5:00 pm to Cynthia Wetzel, PhD at

The day will include: 

Poster Session

Time: 9:30 am to 11:45 am

Location S: Room 1.203 & 1.204

Keynote Address and Poster Prize Presentations

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Location R: Research Auditorium Room 3381

Stephen Duncan, DPhil
Medical University of South Carolina

"Using iPSCs to Identify New Purposes for Old Drugs in the Treatment of Metabolic Liver Disease"

* If you have received a prize within the past 2 years from the Digestive Health Center you are not eligible to receive another prize.

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
CCHMC Research Auditorium, Location R, 3381
Contact Person: 
Cynthia Wetzel, PhD
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