Mitochondrial Medicine 2022

Call for Abstracts

Attention: We have extended the deadline to submit - please submit by 5:00pm EST, April 7, 2022
Want the chance to present your work and participate in Phoenix, Arizona, June 8-11, 2022?

Platform sessions:

Directed Gene and Stem Cell Therapy

Mitochondrial Medicine Clinical Research

Mitochondria in Space

Clinical Trial Studies and Updates

Autism Inflammation and Mitochondria

UMDF-Supported Research Infrastructure (NAMDC, MSeqDR, TreatMito, MCN)

Cash awards ($1000, $500, $250, and $125) will be presented to winners during the meeting for the top four abstract presentations.

Registration will open in February. Visit for updates.

Submitting an abstract does NOT include registration to attend the meeting.

Questions? contact [email protected].

Formatting Instructions

Within the application, you must attach your abstract in Word format (.doc or .docx). Upload will not work for any other format. Please save your abstract document file name as the number assigned to your submission (for example: 2022PA-0000000). Follow the formatting instructions on the upload page (you will see this when you click the Start button). Information provided in your attached document will be used in the digital course syllabus - please check carefully that title, authors and affiliations are included.

Body of Abstract should fall between 300-500 words and include all elements within the attachment - presenter, abstract title, author(s), institutions, and abstract body. Please include the following headings in the body of your abstract - introduction, method, and results. Please use the format to the right in the preparation of your abstract document prior to attaching it (use Arial font, 11 point).

General Information - Call for Abstracts

UMDF provides the research community the opportunity to share abstracts of their projects during the Mitochondrial Medicine Symposium – visit for program updates.  Abstracts should highlight major aims of your research project so symposium attendees can quickly understand the purpose and final conclusion of your work.

The call for 2021 abstracts opens November 2, 2021 and will now close on April 7, 2022. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the Abstract Review Committee. Approximately 15-20 abstracts will be selected for oral presentations during select platforms. All approved submissions will have the opportunity to share their projects during the dedicated poster sessions. 

Please direct all abstract submission inquiries to [email protected].

General programming questions? Email [email protected].

Instructions for Posters

Poster dimensions should fall between 3 to 3.5 feet high by 3.5 to 4 feet wide (landscape).   

Set up for the poster sessions will begin LATE on Tuesday evening or you may set them up on Wednesday morning, June 8, between 6:00 - 10:00 A.M. Removal of the poster materials should be no later than Noon on Saturday, June 11, 2022.   Even numbers (per the Reference ID assigned to you) will stay at posters on Wednesday, June 8 at 5:30 P.M. and Odd numbers (per the Reference ID assigned to you) will stay at posters on Thursday, June 9 at 5:30 P.M.