Call for Papers

‘It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease, than to know what sort of disease a person has’ – Hippocrates.

Personalized medicine is a medical approach that involves tailoring the medical decisions and treatment regimes according to each patient’s unique genetic makeup. Effective application of the method lies in a better understanding of a person's distinctive molecular and genetic attributes, which can categorize them in a risk group for certain diseases. Personalized medicine may lead to choosing the most potent and safest treatment strategies for each patient.

Personalized medicine may be considered an extension to routine medical practices in disease treatment. Besides, enabling the physicians to decide a more potent treatment with fewer repercussions, the concept of personalized medicine has the potential to lower overall heathcare costs through early detection and prevention.

Personalized medicine is plausible to be revolutionary in disease prediction, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring. It has already showed its worth in both clinical research and patient care, and it may get even more valuable with further advancements in scientific knowledge and technology.

Maltepe University is delighted to announce the opening of the call for papers for the “Personalized Medicine” undergraduate student conference to be held in Maltepe University in Istanbul, on May 8-9, 2017.

We welcome all submissions for individual papers and panel proposals. Abstracts can be submitted via e-mail to [email protected]  until 3rd April 2017 and should contain a clear outline of theoretical framework, the theme or the work in discussion.

Abstract Guidelines

The text of the abstracts should be submitted in English ONLY, in a separate Word document in the following format: max. 250 words, 1.5 line spaced Arial (Plain) 11-point font (except for title which should be 14-point font), A4 size page formatting, with the page margins of 2.5 cm from the left, top and bottom and 2 cm from the right.

- Abstracts should include title of the paper, full name(s) of the author(s), institutional affiliation, 250-word abstract which best describes the subject of your submission and e-mail address(es).

Paper Guidelines

- Papers should not have been previously presented, published or accepted for publication elsewhere.

- Papers should be written in English and sent in MS Word-(doc/docx) format. PDF format is not acceptable.

- Papers should not be more than 10 pages, including tables, charts, appendix and references.

- Papers should be typed 1.5-spaced on one side of a standard A4 paper with Times New Roman pt 12, left margin 2,5 cm, bottom-top margin 3 cm and right margin 2,5cm.

- All presentations should last no more than 15 minutes.

There is no registration fee for the Congress. It is funding by Maltepe University, there are things that we won’t cover though. Here is a list for you:

 

COVERS

UNCOVERS

  • The accommodation of participants during the Congress at 5-starred- “Marma Hotel Istanbul”
  • Flight Tickets
  • Transfers from airports to the hotel and from hotels to the airports
  • Personal Expenses
  • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • Gala Dinner
  • Overestimated accommodation
  • Acces to all sessions
  • Transfer demands from campus to city center
  • Coffee breaks
  • Extra drinks and meals
  • Conference materials
  • Guests’ participation and expenses
  • Istanbul Sightseeing
  • Visa expenses -if required-

The student must have a international health insurance before they arrive in Turkey which is valid during their stay.