May 18-19, 2017

Magnolia Houston Hotel

Houston, TX

Call For Abstracts!

Research Symposium 2016 LogoPRISMS invites researchers to present the very latest findings of their work on Smith-Magenis Syndrome and compare notes with colleagues from around the globe at the 9th SMS Research Symposium. This research meeting seeks contributors who are actively participating in research related to SMS with recently published or ongoing studies with interim results.

You are invited to submit an abstract for consideration. Options include platform (15 min) and poster presentations. Any area of research will be considered, including but not limited to: diagnosis, communication, genetics, neurological development/function, behavior, cellular biology, metabolism, sleep, family dynamics, speech and language, lifespan issues, and neuroimaging, among others. Selection of material for oral and poster presentations will be made by the organizers. Online submission of abstracts is now available through March 15, 2017. To submit an abstract, go to the 2017 Abstract Submissions page (see abstract requirements below).

We highly encourage graduates students and postdoctoral researchers to attend, as this is an excellent opportunity to present your research and to interact with scientists from around the world to discuss your research on an informal basis.

Questions pertaining to abstract submission may be directed to Emily Fields, Executive Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Online submissions of abstracts are now being accepted through March 15, 2017.

Notification of abstract acceptance will be provided by April 3, 2017. Any abstract submitted after March 15, 2017, will not be accepted. Please review the requirements for submitting an abstract, then follow the link below to the abstract submission page.

Register now to attend the 2017 9th SMS Research Symposium

Abstract requirements:

In preparation for your abstract submission, we recommend having the following information prepared:

Title (limit of 200 characters)

Authors and Affiliations (each limited to 200 characters)

Body of abstract (unformatted, limit of 2500 characters)

To submit your abstract online please go to the 2017 Abstract Submission page.