The 7th PFMR Biomedical Research Symposium – Alquds University

The Palestinian Forum for Medical Research (PFMR) in conjunction with Al-Quds University is organizing “The 7th Biomedical Research Symposium”. The symposium’s goal is to present research conducted by Palestinian students and researchers as well as bringing together young and hopeful scientific minds.


We cordially invite you to present your work either by giving a presentation or presenting a poster. For those wishing to participate, please submit your abstract by July 5th 2017. Researchers will be informed of the acceptance of their abstracts no later than August 1st 2017. Students have the option to submit abstracts for consideration for oral or poster presentation.

The purpose of the abstract is:

  1. To enable the Scientific Committee to make an informed decision on the suitability of the proposed presentation for the symposium program.
  2. To provide participants attending the symposium with the summary of the work being presented.

Abstracts are invited from all areas of biomedical research including, but not limited to:

  • Public Health
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology and Histopathology
  • Haematology
  • Genetics
  • Cancer
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Parasitology
  • Aging
  • Virology
  • Clinical Research
  • Immunology
  • Neuroscience
  • Genomics and Proteomics
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Health Informatics
  • Biomedical ethics, Governance Challenges, and Regulations
  • Epidemiology

Please send your abstract as an attached Microsoft word document to the following e-mail:

Guidelines for Author’s Preparation of Abstracts

Title: The title should be in bold, upper case letters with no full stop at the end

Authors: Names of authors should be in Times New Roman, size 12 fonts, as first name and surname with no full stop. Underline the name of the corresponding author. Author names should be separated by a comma. Where authors are from a number of different institutions, the appropriate institution number from the affiliation list should be given as a superscript number immediately after each author’s name.

Affiliations: Affiliations should include department, institute, town and country. Where there are multiple affiliations, each should be listed as a separate paragraph. Each institute should appear in the order used against the author names and show the appropriate superscript number.

Main text:

  • Authors may submit a regular or a structured abstract.
  • Should not be more than 400 words.
    • Please use Times New Roman, size 12 fonts and single line spacing.
    • Greek and other special characters may be included. If you are unable to reproduce a particular special character, please type out the name of the symbol in full.
    • Web links (URLs) should be provided in full, including both the title of the site and the URL, in the following format: Mouse Tumor Biology Database [], include also the accessed date
    • Abbreviations should be used as sparingly as possible.


Structured abstracts In structured abstracts, paragraph headings should be typed in bold with no colon at the end. Each heading should be in a separate paragraph:


Followed by regular text, on a new line and in the same format as indicated for the main text.

Materials and Methods



Abstracts that do not meet the above criteria will not be accepted.


Scientific Committee Members

Rami Aqeilan, PhD. Palestinian Forum for Medical Research (PFMR)

Musa Hindiyeh, PhD. Caritas Baby Hospital

Johnny Stiban, PhD. Birzeit University

Yaqoub Ashhab, PhD. Palestinian Polytechnic University

Nouar Qutob, PhD. Birzeit University

Lina Jaber/Abu Tair, PhD. Al-Quds University

Akram Alian, PhD. Palestinian Forum for Medical Research (PFMR)

Zaidoun Salah, PhD. Alquds University

Moien Kanaan, PhD. Bethlehem University

Rasha Khayatt, PhD. An-Najah National University


Organizing Committee Members

Dr. Motaz Kutob, Alquds University

Dr. Zaiduon Salah, Alquds University

Dr. Saheer Eriqat, Alquds University

Dr. Elham Khateeb, Alquds University

Dr. Yaqub Ashhab, on behalf of PFMR

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