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Dept. of Dermatology
Mail Code: L468R
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239

Office: (503) 418-4273
Fax: (503) 418-4266


Molly Kulesz-Martin, Ph.D.
Symposium Director

David Norris, M.D.
Jackie Bickenbach, Ph.D.
Symposium Director Emeriti

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Abstracts and Travel Awards
Abstract Deadline: July 1, 2018

A limited number of posters selected from submitted abstracts will be accepted for presentation at the meeting, and submissions for short oral presentations will be selected from abstracts to create the final program of meeting speakers.


  • Do not exceed 200 words.
  • Include all authors' full names and their institutions.
  • Briefly summarize the study's background, purpose, results, and conclusions, in that order and without headings.
  • Write with a general scientific audience in mind, and avoid nonstandard abbreviations, acknowledgments of support, footnotes, or references.
  • Submit as a Word attachment via email to the Montagna Symposium Administrative

Travel awards available. More information coming soon!

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by (5R13AR009431-52) from the National Institute Of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and all cofunding support provided the National Institute On Aging (NIA). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.