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STaR 2014 - Southern Translational Education and Research Conference

Translating Obesity Research from Bench to Bedside

Date: September 25-26, 2014

Location: Augusta Marriott, Augusta, Georgia

Program Fee: $50.00



The conference will include state-of-the-art topics in clinical and translational science as well as opportunities for attendees to showcase their research and network to develop regional collaborators. Excellence in clinical and translational science will be recognized during the meeting through STAR Graduate Student, Post-Doctoral Fellow and Young Investigator Awards.

Clinical & Translational Science Abstracts & Awards

There are three award categories to recognize excellence in clinical & translational Research:
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Young Investigator

IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration and payment MUST be completed prior to abstract submission. Any abstracts submitted without completed registration, will not be accepted.

Click HERE for abstract submission guidelines and award criteria.
Click HERE to submit an abstract.

Abstract Submission Deadline - August 29, 2014

Target Audience

This program is intended for Physicians, Physician Scientists, Pharmacists, Nurses, Researchers, Graduate Students, Professional Students (MD, Pharm.D.) and Post-Doctoral Fellows in Clinical and Translational Science.


All events will be held at the Augusta Marriot Hotel and Suites Ballroom area

NOTE: Parking charges are NOT included in registration fee.

Thursday, September 25
5:00 pm Registration - Plaza Lobby
5:00 - 7:00 Welcome, Reception and Poster Presentations/Judging - Estes Exhibit Hall A

Friday, September 26
7:30 - 8:30am Registration/ Cont. Breakfast - Plaza Lobby
8:30-10:00am Poster session/Judging - Estes Exhibit Hall A
10:00- 11:00 Morning Keynote Address - Lamar Ballroom AB
11:00-12:00 Selected Talks from abstracts - Lamar Ballroom AB
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch - Lamar Ballroom C
1:00 - 2:00 Afternoon Keynote Address: Lamar Ballroom AB
2:00 - 3:00 Young Investigator Presentation - Lamar Ballroom AB
3:00 - 3:15 Break - Lobby
3:15 - 3:30 Awards & Closing Remarks


This program has been approved for 4.0 hrs/0.40CEUs. Continuing Pharmacy Education credit will be awarded to those who attend all sessions, participate in the active learning and complete the online activity evaluation.

Special Offer

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ends September 12, 2014

Requests for refunds for cancelled registration must be received by September 22, 2014 at 5:00pm.

Lodging and Transportation

A block of rooms has been set aside at the Marriott Augusta Hotel and Suites. To make reservations, click HERE or call Toll-free: 1-800-868-5354. Make sure to mention STAR Conference for the group discount

Courses Offered

Course Pricing Contact Hours/CEUs
Translating Obesity Research from Bench to Bedside(details) Included 4.0/0.4

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