4th Annual Lung Research Center Symposium

Carrie Hall  |   Cabot Atrium
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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About the event

The Brigham Research Institute’s (BRI) Lung Research Center cordially invites you to participate in its 4th annual symposium. The event will feature a keynote address by Dr. Jack A. Elias, MD, Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences at Brown University and will be followed by an interactive poster session open to all BWH researchers working in the field of lung biology. The goal of the symposium is to bring together lung clinicians and researchers at BWH, highlight the exciting research activities of the lung community and encourage cross-collaborative research efforts.

Meet with Dr. Elias

Faculty may schedule a time to meet in the morning. Email jtoombs@bwh.harvard.edu to schedule a time.


Fellows and students (only) are welcome to join Dr. Elias for lunch from 12:30-1:30 pm.

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Call for Abstracts

Top Posters will be recognized with $1,000 Cash Prizes!

How to submit

Please submit an abstract of your poster (limit:250 words) electronically via this link by 12:00pm on Friday, May 4.

  • Limited to the first 25-30 (space permitting) qualified applicants and accepted on a first come first served, basis.


  • Researchers working in a BWH-affiliated laboratory or research group are invited to submit a poster in the field of lung biology.
    • Prize eligible applicants: Researchers with an academic rank of assistant professor or below, including research and clinical fellows, nurses, residents, students, etc.
    • To qualify for an award, the presenting author must be in attendance at the poster session to present their research. No proxies!
    • Other applicants: Researchers with an academic rank above assistant professor may submit, but they are NOT eligible for prizes.



  • An individual may be the presenting author on only one abstract but may be a coauthor on multiple abstracts.


  • Previously presented research is acceptable.


  • Awards will be given on a combination of pre-event review and live judging.


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