Registration Info

Registration is now open for the 2018 International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium!


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Travel Awards

ISN 2018 Travel grants for Trainees and Persons from Underrepresented Groups

Funds from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders in the National Institutes of Health allow ISN to offer travel awards to citizens of the USA (or holders of green cards) for attending the 2018 ISN meeting.  In past years nearly all eligible applicants have received awards.  Applicants must be either:

  1. Underrepresented persons who study or work in neurogastronomy, or a field related to neurogastronomy. Persons of recognized minority groups, disabled persons, and veterans are eligible.
  2. Trainees in a field of science or a profession with a relationship to neurogastronomy.  Students, postdoctoral trainees, and clinical fellows are eligible.

For the full criteria and rules with submission instructions, please click here.


Poster Abstract Submission Information

ISN 2018 Poster Abstract Rules

1. Abstract submission deadline is midnight Feb. 2, 2018.
2. A person may be the presenting author on only 1 poster.
3. Submission of an abstract is not a guarantee of a poster presentation. The number of poster presentation slots is not infinite, but ISN will work to accommodate as many as possible. Notification of acceptance or rejection of abstracts is scheduled for Feb. 10, 2018
4. Prepare the abstract as a 2 page Microsoft Word file using single line spacing and size 11 or 12 font. The abstract can be a maximum of 1800 characters including spaces. This number does not include title, author names, affiliations, and a footnote at the bottom of the abstract listing grant support or other funding. No images allowed in the file.
5. Submit this Word file as an attachment to:

Page 1 must include:
• Contact information for the presenting author

Page 2 must include the Abstract, organized as follows:
• Title
• Authors (paragraph form, superscript numbers corresponding to affiliations)
• Affiliations of authors (paragraph form)
• Body of Abstract. Succinctly describe the objectives, the methods, essential results, data analysis, and conclusions.
• Footnote listing funding (paragraph form)

For the full instructions and guidelines, please click here.




The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Systems-based practice


UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 10 hours of participation.


Commission on Dietetic Registration

This program has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 6 CPEUs.

CPE Level 2: General knowledge of literature and professional practice in areas covered.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Describe Basic sciences of olfactory and gustatory mechanisms
2. Discuss translational aspects of how these mechanisms can help practice
3. Review other interdisciplinary variables that can foster new ideas for prevention and intervention in clinical and global health management settings

Target Audience

Healthcare providers from all disciplines.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.


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Hotel Accommodations

ISN has partnered with The Campbell House to provide lodging for our guests at a discounted rate.

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