Hypoxia Research Symposium

January 25, 2019 | 1:30PM – 5:00PM | Zinner Breakout Room & Hale Cafe Atrium

About the event

The Cardiovascular, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research Center cordially invites you to participate in the upcoming Hypoxia Research Symposium. The goal of this session is to bring together clinicians and researchers working on various topics related to hypoxia to encourage cross-collaborative research efforts and stimulate new ideas for further investigation.




Attendees are encouraged to participate by submitting an abstract to present as a poster and a select few will be given the opportunity to give a short talk. CASH PRIZES of $250-$500 will be given to selected talks and top posters!



Featuring Keynote Speaker – William Kaelin, MD, Professor of Medicine at Dana–Farber Cancer Institute


Zinner Breakout Room, 1st Floor

1:30-2:30 Short Talks from Selected Abstracts

2:30-3:30 Keynote, William Kaelin, MD


Hale Café Atrium, 1st Floor

3:30-4:45 Poster Session

4:45-5:00 Awards Ceremony


  • Researchers with a rank of assistant professor, instructor, research/clinical fellow, resident or graduate students are invited to submit an abstract to give a short talk (10-12 mins) or present a poster (limited to the 30 most qualified applicants).
  • Applicants may only submit one abstract as either a first author or corresponding author but may be a contributing author on additional abstracts.
  • Abstracts that are not selected for talks will by default be considered for inclusion in the poster session, which will be displayed on electronic poster boards.
  • Abstracts in any area of basic, clinical, translational or epidemiological research related to hypoxia are welcome.
  • Previously presented work will be accepted for both short talks and posters.
  • Successful applicants MUST be available to talk or present a poster at the Hypoxia Symposium from 1:30 – 5:00 PM on January 25, 2019.


Are you a poster presenter at Hypoxia Symposium?


We’ve put together some resources for you to use including logos, templates and resource guides about how to create the best poster for the Poster Session.

Poster session will take place from 3:30 – 4:45 PM on January 25.

Please note that the deadline for updating your poster file for display (please see “ePoster Submissions Instructions” document) is Tuesday, January 22 at 5:00 PM. We highly recommend that you also bring your file on a flash drive on the day of in case something did not upload correctly.

As you begin to create your digital poster presentation, please refer to the attached documents for instructions, templates and recommendations.


Additional Rules and Information

  • CASH PRIZES of $250-$500 will be given to selected talks and top posters!

Meet the Speaker

William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Kaelin is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Associate Director, Basic Science, for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. He obtained his undergraduate and MD degrees from Duke University and completed his training in internal medicine at the  Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as chief medical resident. He was a clinical fellow in Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, during which time he was a McDonnell Scholar. (Read his full bio)


Faculty members are encouraged to meet with individually with Dr. Kaelin. To schedule a time, please inquire via email.


Fellows, residents and students are invited to join Dr. Kaelin for lunch. Please click here to sign up.


Direction to the Zinner Breakout Room (via 70 Francis Street): The Zinner Breakout Room is located in the Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Cardiovascular Center at 70 Francis Street, Boston, MA. Upon entering the building at the street level, walk straight towards the escalators in the rear of the building. The Zinner Conference Center is located on your right; the Breakout room is through the large doors on the left.


Directions to HBTM Café Atrium: Enter at 60 Fenwood Rd lobby. Take the S elevators to the 1st floor, and the atrium will be on your right. OR at the 60 Fenwood Rd lobby take the stairs up one flight to the 1st floor, and the open atrium will be on your left.

25jan1:30 pm5:00 pmHypoxia Research Symposium1:30 pm - 5:00 pm Event Type :CVDM Seminar Series