44th Annual Dialysis Conference
March 8-10, 2024 – In-Person Conference


Deadline for Abstract Submission: December 15, 2023

Please read the submission rules before submitting an abstract.

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  • Submitted abstracts should be non-published data. 
  • Abstracts previously presented will not be accepted. 
  • All abstracts should be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. If you need help, please arrange for the review of your abstract by a university specific publications office (or other similar facility) or by a copy editor, prior to submission. 
  • Please submit symbols as words. Use standard abbreviations and generic drug names. 
  • You may submit more than 1 abstract. 
  • Abstracts may not be edited/updated after the abstract deadline. Abstracts are considered final at the deadline date. 

Please note the Presenting author will receive all correspondence about the abstract.

Abstracts may not be edited/updated after the abstract deadline. Abstracts are considered final at the deadline date.


Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

Abstract Categories

  • Adult
  • Pediatric

Abstracts must be allocated to a specific category:

  • PD
  • HD
  • PD/HD

Presenting Author

Each abstract must list a presenting author. The Presenting author will receive all correspondence about the abstract via email. Please make sure the email information is correct. Presenting authors should share correspondence with the other authors. Information will not be sent to co-authors.

Presenting author information

  • Full first and last name 
  • Credentials (MD, RN, etc.) 
  • Email address 
  • Author and co-authors’ details 
    • Full first and last name 
  • Credentials (MD, RN, etc.) 
  • Email address 


Affiliation should be listed for each author

  • Institution/hospital/company
  • Department
  • City and state (if relevant)
  • Country

If you have more than seven authors, you much list a study group or et al. after the seven authors.

Affiliation Example

Nolph, Karl D1, Khanna, Ramesh1, Chaudhary, Kunal2, Whaley-Connell, Adam1,2, Yerram, Preethi1,2, Malhotra, Kunal1, Misra, M1, PD Study Group (or et al).  

University of Missouri, Nephrology, Columbia, MO, USA1 

Harry S Truman Veterans Hospital, Columbia, MO, USA2 

  • Abstract Title – Limited to 20 words using Title Case 

Capitalize all Nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, and subordinate conjunctions (“as”, “because”, “although”) 

Lowercase all articles, coordinate conjunctions (“and”, “or”, “not”) and prepositions as long as they are not first or last word 

  • Do not use font less than 10 point 
  • Abstract text – limited to 500 words 
  • Abstract layout – Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections: 
    • Background 
    • Aim of the study
    • Project or program methods or approach
    • Results
    • Conclusions (must be supported by data) 
  • References are not obligatory and word count is affected by the inclusion of references. 
  • Graphs, Images, and Tables may be inserted after the abstract is selected for presentation. 
  • Any letters or numbers in the illustrations must be legible. 
  • You may make changes to your abstract up to the abstract deadline. 
  • Abstracts will be considered FINAL by the deadline date and will be sent to reviewers. 

Conflict of Interest

Each author will be asked to declare any conflict of interest on submission.

Abstract Selection and Presentation

The Conference Review Committee will review all submitted abstracts. Notification regarding abstract acceptance and scheduling will be sent to the presenting author. Please note, if your abstract is accepted for either oral or poster presentation, you are expected to take full responsibility for registration and other expenses related to your attendance at the conference.

Notification of Acceptance

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be made by email to the presenting author generally by the middle of January. Acceptance of an abstract does not waive the registration fee.


For additional details, contact contactadc@health.missouri.edu

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