April 21-27 | Los Angeles

2018 AAN Annual Meeting

Advancing Neurology, Advancing You

Early Registration Deadline: March 29, 2018

Hotel Deadline: March 2, 2018

Emerging Science Abstracts

Emerging Science emphasizes ongoing neuroscience research of an extraordinary nature, which warrants expedited presentation. Emerging Science presentations will be displayed prominently during the Scientific Program. A limited number of abstracts are selected, with selection based on scientific merit, timeliness, and anticipated interest to the membership.

The deadline to submit your Emerging Science Abstract is February 8, 2018. 

Submit an Abstract

Abstract TopicS

Abstract submission is encouraged in all areas of interest. In addition to the topics listed below, abstracts are sought specifically for the high-profile Neuroscience in the Clinic Sessions.

Abstracts will be accepted in all areas of neurology and neuroscience. 

Abstract Submission Fees

Submission fees vary by member type. A maximum of one abstract may be submitted by a first author. Become an AAN member and save!

AAN Member: $100.00
Non-member: $200.00

Fees Waived for the Following:

  • Post-doctoral Trainees
  • Medical Students 
  • Graduate Students 
  • Junior Residents and Fellows

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the maximum word count per abstract submission?
The body of the abstract must be 300 words or less.

How many abstracts can I submit?
A maximum of one abstract per first author may be submitted.

Do I have to be an AAN member to submit an abstract?
No. However, AAN members receive a special $100 discount per abstract on submissions as a member benefit. Learn more to find out how you can become an AAN member today.

I am a Junior Resident/Junior Fellow/Post-doctoral Trainee/Medical Student/Graduate Student. Do I have to pay a fee to submit an abstract? 

Abstract submission fees are waived for first authors matching these career types only. 

Abstract Submission FAQs

What is the maximum word count per abstract submission?
The body of the abstract must be 300 words or less.

How many abstracts can I submit?
A maximum of two abstracts per first author may be submitted (excluding practice, policy, and ethics as well as research methodology and education, and history topics).

Can I submit and/or will the AAN accept previously presented/published abstracts?
Yes. Abstracts previously presented at a subspecialty meeting or published in a publication may be submitted.

What is the size of the poster board in the Poster Sessions?
All poster board sizes are four feet high by six feet wide.

Does the AAN accept case reports in lieu of an abstract?
Yes. Please note that case reports must meet the length requirements (no more than 300 words per case report) and must use the existing abstract submission website. 

Do I have to be an AAN member to submit an abstract?
No. However, AAN members receive a special $100 discount per abstract on submissions as a member benefit. Learn more to find out how you can become an AAN member today.

I am a Junior Resident/Junior Fellow/Post-doctoral Trainee/Medical Student/Graduate Student/PhD Candidate/Junior Intern. Do I have to pay a fee to submit an abstract? 

Abstract submission fees are waived for first authors matching these career types only. 

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