Call for Abstracts

Submission Period

May 9 – June 20, 2018 (Noon, JST)
”Extended till Jun 29, 2018″ Abstract Submission has been finished.

Format of Presentation

Please indicate your preference for the format of the presentation (Oral or Poster) in your submission form.

IMPORTANT: Please note your request might not be met in some case.

Asia Fellowship (Eto Prize)

Dr. Yoshikatsu Eto is a professor emeritus of Jikei University School of Medicine.Dr. Eto has donated money towards the development of research in the inherited metabolic diseases in Asia. This prize will be awarded to young researchers who have presented exceptional research.

●Award: 100,000 JPY

Must be under 45 years old (as of March 31, 2019)
Must be from a country in Asia*
*Japanese researchers are not eligible to apply for this Prize.

IMPORTANT: If you wish to apply for Eto Prize, please clearly indicate that in your abstract submission form and attach an identification that clearly indicates your age and/or the date of birth when submitting your form.

Submission Guideline

  1. Complete “Abstract Submission Form”.
    Please make sure the following criteria are met when preparing the document.

    • Format of Presentation: Oral or Poster
    • Title: Maximum of 100 characters (approx. 16 words) including spaces.
    • Abstract Text: Maximum of 1500 characters (approx. 250 words) including spaces.
    • Maximum No. of Authors: 10
    • Maximum No. of Affiliation: 10
    • Special characters, table, charts or graphs are not accepted.
  2. Save the document under First Author’s Name.
  3. Submit the abstract to
  4. Please make sure to put Abstract Submission: First Author’s Name. in the subject line.

You will receive a confirmation email shortly after your submission. If you do not receive any confirmation within 2 weeks, please contact

Revising your abstract

  • If you wish to make changes in your abstract after submitting the abstract, please send the revised abstract to
  • Please make sure to put Revised abstract: First author’s name. in the subject line.
  • We will not make any changes to your existing abstract on your behalf. We will simply replace it with the revised version.
  • No revision will be accepted after June 20, 2018.

Abstract Category

  • □Amino acid disorders (incl. Urea cycle disorders)
  • □Organic acid disorders and Fatty acid disorders
  • □Mitochondrial disorders
  • □Lysosome
  • □Peroxisomal disorder
  • □Metal metabolic abnormality
  • □Neuromuscular disease
  • □Screening
  • □Treatments (incl. Gene therapy)
  • □Others


  • Abstracts are printed exactly as it is. The author(s) is responsible for making sure the abstract is correct and up to date.
  • Special characters, table, charts or graphs are not accepted.

Notice of Acceptance

Notification will be sent to you via email by end of August, 2018.

Inquiries regarding Abstract Submission

Secretariat of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Inherited Metabolic Diseases.