The South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute and Boeing Center for Children's Wellness are co-sponsoring a free scientific retreat focused on obesity from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Oct. 19, at the MUSC Bioengineering Building auditorium.
Abstracts for the retreat are due Sept. 10. To submit an abstract or to register, visit https://sctr.musc.edu/index.php/obesity.
To stimulate new collaborative research projects on obesity among disciplines, at any stage of research from bench to bedside and dissemination of best practices to the community.
In addition to a small number of invited talks, the program will feature presentations by S.C. investigators and others active in research, clinical and community efforts in obesity.
Request for presentations
Talks should address obesity-related problems, solutions and potential collaboration opportunities that will result in discovery research, programs and policy delivery.
Discussion of specific research questions are encouraged
Reports of recently completed research projects, whether or not they have been presented elsewhere or published, are welcomed.