Lymphatic Forum 2021

Lymphatic Forum 2021

May 31-June 5, 2021

Deadline extended - Abstracts are due March 31, 2021

Organizers and session chairs will select short talks (12 minute presentations) from submitted abstracts for inclusion in the regular sessions
Selection of talks will aim to achieve a balance between PIs and junior investigators*


The organizers will review and attempt to program all submitted abstracts. The organizers reserve the right to reject any abstract. 

If not selected for a short talk, we will be holding Poster Sessions* and ePosters can be uploaded and accessible 1-2 weeks before the meeting. 

Please follow the application rules included on the submission site (some key instructions are here):

  • Use Arial font, 10 point
  • Abstract titles are limited to 250 characters (including spaces)
  • Abstracts are limited to 2,000 characters (including spaces)
  • DO NOT include the title, authors or author affiliations in the body of the abstract
  • Enter each co-author into the database, be consistent with affiliations and include co-authors' emails, cities, states and countries
  • You may submit more than one abstract
  • Additional instructions are included on the submission site
Sessions/Topic Categories:

Lymphedema, 5/31, 1-4pm*
Lymphatics in Cancer Metastasis and Progression, 5/31, 1-4pm
Genetics and Epigenetic Regulation of Lymphatics, 6/1, 6-9pm
Organ Specific Lymphatic Development, 6/1, 6-9pm
Innovating Lymphatic Therapy (sponsored by Microcirculatory Society), 6/2, 6-9pm
Computational Modeling of Lymphatics, 6/2, 6-9pm
Primary Lymphatic Diseases and Anomalies, 6/3, 12-3pm
Lymphatic Drug Delivery, 6/4, 6-9 pm
Lymphatics in the Gastrointestinal Tract and Lipid Metabolism, 6/4, 6-9 pm
Lymphatics in Immunity and Inflammation, 6/5, 12-1:30pm
Organ Specific Lymphatic Physiology, 6/5, 1:45-3:15pm

--all times shown are Eastern US

* A junior investigator, or trainee, is defined as:  undergraduate, graduate or medical student, postdoctoral trainee, resident or clinical fellow