SickKids GHN Research Day, April 5th 2018

A forum for presentation and discussion of research related to studies of gastroenterology, hepatology/liver transplantation and nutrition (GHN). 

The SickKids GHN Research Day provides an opportunity to showcase your GHN research, exchange ideas with other investigators, promote collaboration and foster knowledge translation related to basic science, translational and clinical research.  The day is hosted by the Division of GHN and supported by the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre, the Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Centre, and the Cystic Fibrosis Centre.

Learning Objectives

By attending the SickKids GHN Research Day, participants will

  • Gain understanding of the breadth of cutting edge GHN research being undertaken at SickKids and the University of Toronto
  • Enhance their knowledge of methodology in basic science, clinical, and translational research
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration across research disciplines and programs

Target audience

Attendees will be drawn from the large SickKids and University of Toronto community of researchers and clinicians with interest in paediatric GHN research. 

Abstract Information

Abstract submission is now closed.

Researchers at SickKids are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation, describing their GHN research performed at SickKids or within multicenter collaborations.   

General abstract guidelines:

  • Your abstract may have up to 2500 characters (spaces are not counted), which does not include title, authors, and affiliations
  • Although preference is for newly presented research, abstracts can include work that has been previously presented or published up to one year prior as long as the work was performed primarily at SickKids or the University of Toronto
  • Include a concise title that indicates the content of the abstract
  • Provide presenting author and co-authors names and affiliations. Approval of all co-authors must be obtained before placing their names on an abstract
  • The body of the abstract should be separated into the following sections: Background/Hypothesis (or reason why the study was performed)/Methods/Results/Conclusion
  • Include the contact email for the corresponding author
  • Please upload PDF format only


  • When

  • Thursday, April 5, 2018
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning: Event Room 3A & 3B
    686 Bay Street
    Toronto, Ontario M4A 1O4

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