Human Islet Research Network

Annual Investigator Meetings

An in-person meeting of the members of the Human Islet Research Network (HIRN) is held annually. The meeting consists of scientific sessions, breakout sessions, poster sessions as well as consortium-specific meetings. Attendees include investigators, trainees, NIH staff, Coordinating Center (CC) and Bioinformatics Center (BC) as well as invited guests (i.e. dkNET, Helmsley Charitable Trust, IIDP, JDRF, nPOD and the T1DExchange).

The 2018 HIRN Annual Investigator Meeting will be Tuesday May 8 – Friday May 11th in Washington DC. Planning is in progress.

  • We have one abstract submission mechanismAll submitted abstracts will be reviewed for an oral presentation (i.e. podium talk) and/or poster session. The Planning Committee Members will review all submitted abstracts and the top abstracts will be awarded an Oral Presentation, all others will be invited to present a poster. 
  • To learn more about registering for the meeting please contact the HIRN Coordinating Center.

Abstract Deadlines:

    • Friday, February 23, 2018         Abstract Deadline (both for Oral Presentations & Poster Session Only)
    • Monday, April 2, 2018               ‘Late Breaking’ Abstract Deadline *and* Abstract Modifications for Poster Session1
                                                                  1 Primary abstract author can update their initial abstract with additional if desired


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