of abstracts




Preparation of Abstracts

  • The deadline for abstract submission is 28 April 2014, 23:59 CST.
  • Abstracts must be submitted online only. Abstracts submitted by fax or email will not be accepted.
  • Please follow the instructions provided on the abstract submission website.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English. Please use American English spelling.
  • Abstracts should contain only original material not published or presented elsewhere prior to 10 September 2014.
  • Provide a short specific title indicating the nature of the investigation. The abstract text contains five mandatory sections: background, objectives, methods, results and conclusions. The results must contain data.
  • The title may not exceed 150 characters including spaces. The abstract text may not exceed 2500 characters including spaces.
  • All abbreviations must be defined the first time they appear in the text, e.g. Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale (MSIS). Do not define abbreviations in the title.
  • Avoid complex mathematical formulae. Use the abstract submission website functions for Greek letters, mathematical symbols, special characters and formatting.
  • Use generic drug names.
  • Tables, charts, or other graphics may not be included and will be deleted.
  • Authors should indicate their presentation preference:
    • Poster presentation only
    • Platform or poster presentation

Note: “Poster presentation only” implies that your abstract will not be eligible for a Best Poster prize (see Awards), for which winners make a short platform presentation during the Closing Session.

The Scientific Program Committee reserves the right to decide the final allocation and presentation method.

If you have questions regarding abstracts or need assistance, please contact the abstract team at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call the Abstract Hotline (Monday – Friday during 01:30-10:30 CST / 08:30-17:30 CET business hours): Tel. +49 511 549 0044.




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