Pediatric Research Day

Qutuba Karwi

Qutuba Karwi, postdoctoral fellow, discusses his poster, Mitocondrial protein kinase B (Akt) translocation mediates insulin-stimulated cardiac glucose oxidation, during the 2019 Pediatric Research Day. Click the photo to see a list of the 2019 award recipients.

Pediatric Research Day 2020

The Department of Pediatrics is planning the seventh annual Pediatric Research Day for May 13, 2020. 

The purpose of this event is to showcase research by staff and learners in the Department of Pediatrics. The day is open to all members of the Department of Pediatrics and allied health of affiliated hospitals.

Research will be presented by a mix of faculty, learners, staff and allied health; you are encouraged to submit your best abstracts for consideration.

Date: May 13, 2020

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy - 2nd Floor


Please check this page in 2020 for registration for the next Pediatric Research Day.

Abstract Submission

University of Alberta - Abstract submissions will be accepted in 2020.
External - Abstract submissions will be accepted in 2020.

Please submit your abstracts in English and formatted in a Word document as follows:

  • The abstract should contain in the following order:
  • Text of abstract: keep abbreviations to a minimum (and define when first used)
  • Maximum length: 400 words
  • Abstracts should represent original research that has been completed or is currently underway by faculty members, residents, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research or hospital staff (previously submitted work is acceptable).

Presenter resources

The Women and Children's Health Research Institute (WCHRI) has held informational sessions for researchers to prepare for oral and abstract presentations. These resources may help you with Pediatric Research Day:

Speaker   Presentation
 Samina Ali, professor  "You got this: An introduction to writing research proposals"
 Geoff Ball, professor
 Maryam Kebbe, postdoctoral fellow
 "Creating and delivering powerful scientific presentations"