DEADLINE February 22, 2019

We are inviting the submission of ABSTRACTS for the CURE 2019 Annual Research Meeting to be held Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Northwestern Auditorium and Carnesale Commons - Palisades Room on the UCLA campus. We encourage abstract submissions in a wide range of topics, including basic, translational and clinical research related to the digestive system.  Abstracts submitted for the 2019 DDW, other related meetings and original abstracts are welcome. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Annual Meeting Organizing Committee and abstracts of distinction will be marked in the program and at the poster session.  Awards will be given to the outstanding abstracts.

Award Rules:

1. The CURE Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 22, 2019. Morning lectures will take places at the Northwest Auditorium. Lunch, afternoon lectures and the Poster session will take place at the Carnesale Palisades Room.
2. How to enter - please send an abstract by email to CURE Administration at All abstracts will be accepted as posters.
3. UCLA faculty, Post Doctoral Researchers, Clinical Faculty and UCLA Researchers are invited to submit their GI- Related abstracts.



Please submit  by February 22, 2019 via e-mail to CURE administration at  All abstracts will be displayed as posters during the poster session at the annual meeting.  In order to maximize space, we are requesting that posters be 4 x 4 in size.

Please provide the following information in the Abstract, as an attachment, and submit to :

  1.       Contact person submitting the abstract
  2.       Email address
  3.       Abstract Title     
  4.       Abstract – Please use Times New Roman Font 11, Title and Primary Authors should be in Bold, Please include Institution, Organization, Center, etc.    
  5.       Abstract should include:     Background, Results and Conclusion, Funding should be list Include tables and graphs in the posters but not in the Abstract.

Please indicate under which category the Abstract should be listed in the Program:

  • -Membrane Transport, Receptors and Signal Transduction
  • -Gut Microbiome and Helicobacter Pylori
  • -Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Colon Carcinogenesis
  • -GI Integrative Physiology
  • -Neuroenteric Physiology and Disease
  • -Brain Gut Interactions
  • -Pancreatic and Liver Physiology, Inflammation and Cancer
  • -Human Studies: Basic, Clinical and Translational Research

If you have any questions, please contact Jacqueline Ismen, CURE Administrator  at (310) 312-9284 or