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Grant Recipients

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2018 Grant Recipients

OREF CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANT

PI: Robert Brophy, MD
Co-PI: Muhammad Farooq Rai, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
Can Early Evidence of OA After ACL Injury be Measured and Modified?

OREF PROSPECTIVE CLINICAL RESEARCH GRANT

PI: Amy Morgan Cizik, PhD
Co-PI: Conor P. Kleweno, MD
University of Washington
Validation of PROMs in Trauma Patients with Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures

OREF CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD
Gregory B. Maletis, MD
Kaiser Permanente
Optimizing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Individualizing the
Decision-Making Process Using Data from the Kaiser Permanente ACLR Registry
RESEARCH GRANTS

OREF/MTF RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Amy L. McNulty, PhD
Co-PI: William Garrett, MD
Duke University
Improving Meniscus Repair Using a Meniscus-Derived Matrix Allograft

OREF/GOLDBERG RESEARCH GRANT IN ARTHRITIS
PI: Cecilia Pascual Garrido, MD
Co-PI: Robert Brophy, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Intra-Articular Metabolic Activity in the Pre-Osteoarthritic Hip

Funding made possible by the Dr. Victor and Mrs. Harriet Goldberg Endowment Fund

OREF/ASES/ROCKWOOD CLINICAL RESEARCH GRANT IN SHOULDER CARE
PI: Aaron Nauth, MD
Co-PI: Patrick Henry, MD
St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto
The Impact of Psychological Factors on the Outcome of Rotator Cuff Repair
Funding made possible by the Dr. and Mrs. Charles Rockwood Family Endowment Fund

OREF SOFT TISSUE REPAIR AND REGENERATION SPORTS MEDICINE GRANT
IN HONOR OF RUSSELL F. WARREN, MD

In collaboration with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Rhima Coleman, PhD
University of Michigan
A Closed-Loop Gene Circuit to Enhance Articular Cartilage Regeneration

OREF TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT RESEARCH GRANT IN HONOR OF JORGE O. GALANTE, MD
Kenneth L. Urish, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Antibiotic Tolerant Biofilms in Periprosthetic Joint Infection

OREF/TAF INNOVATIVE AND ACCELERATED PROTOCOLS FOR REHABILITATION OF ORTHOPEDIC INJURIES RESEARCH GRANT
Grant E. Garrigues, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Multicenter Randomized Trial of Home vs. PT Rehabilitation for Reverse TSA
Funding made possible by The Aircast Foundation

ABOS/OREF/ SURGICAL SKILLS SIMULATION TRAINING FOR RESIDENTS RESEARCH GRANTS
PI: Matthew Karam, MD
Co-PI: Geb Thomas
University of Iowa
Benchmarking Expert Performance to Establish Competency in Wire Navigation
Funded by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Gregg Nicandri, MD
University of Rochester
Does the FAST Program Demonstrate Transfer Validity?
Funded by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
OREF MENTORED CLINICIAN-SCIENTIST GRANT

Kenneth L. Urish, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Periprosthetic Joint Infection Biofilm Antibiotic Toleranc
e

ORS/OREF POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP GRANT

Katie Trella Sikes, PhD
Colorado State University
Understanding the Role of Glucose and Myoinositol in Tendinopathy

OREF NEW INVESTIGATOR GRANT

Derek Amanatullah, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Bacteriophage: A Novel Approach to Periprosthetic Joint Infection

RESIDENT CLINICIAN SCIENTIST TRAINING GRANTS
OREF RESIDENT CLINICIAN SCIENTIST TRAINING GRANTS

PI: Michael Chau, MD, PhD
Co-PI: Cathy Carlson, DVM, PhD
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Microenvironmental Influences on Articular Chondrocyte Differentiation
Recipients of an MTF/Charles H. Herndon Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

Funding made possible by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

PI: Andrew Clair, MD
Co-PI: Kirk A. Campbell, MD
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
CRLF1 and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Injection in a Rabbit Osteochondral Defect
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Caleb Grote, MD
Co-PI: Jinxi Wang, MD
University of Kansas – Kansas City
Effect of Cartilage-specific NFAT1 Expression on Post-Traumatic Arthritis
In In Memory of John T. Hocker, MD

Funding made possible by the John T. Hocker Charitable Foundation


PI: Derek Guo Ju, MD
Co-PI: Hyun Bae, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Identifying and Mitigating the Effects of Diabetes on Disc Degeneration
Recipients of an MTF/Charles H. Herndon Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant
Funding made possible by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

PI: Joseph D. Lamplot, MD
Co-PI: Robert Brophy, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Gene Expression of Medial Meniscus Tears and Development of Osteoarthritis
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

Steven Orr, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Novel Radiographic Views of the Scaphotrapezial Joint
Funding made possible by Dr. Thomas P. Sculco, MD

RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS

OREF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANT

PI: Ryan Harold, MD
Co-PI: Erin Hsu, PhD
Northwestern University
A Thermoresponsive, Strontium-Containing, Citrate Scaffold for Spine Fusion

Funding provided by K2M Complex Spine Innovations

PI: Alexander Lazarides, MD
Co-PI: William Eward, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Bortezomib: A Novel Treatment to Improve Survival in Osteosarcoma

Funded in part by Dr. Carol Morris, MD and Dr. Thomas P. Sculco, MD

Ashley Levack, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
Local Antibiotic Delivery via Calcium Sulfate for Orthopaedic Infections

Funding made possible by the American Arthritis Society

Kristen Meier, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
The Role of Decorin Delivery in Rotator Cuff Tendon Healing

In honor of Dr. Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD

PI: Prem Ramkumar, MD
Co-PI: Brendan Patterson, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Telemedicine in Total Knee Arthroplasty using Wearable Technology

Funding made possible by the American Arthritis Society

Justin Stull, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute
Prevention of P. Acnes with Hydrogen Peroxide Prep for Shoulder Surgery

In honor of Dr. Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD

OREF/AIRCAST FOUNDATION RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Forrest Anderson, MD
Co-PI: Charles Jobin, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
T1-rho MRI Evaluation of Glenohumeral Cartilage After Instability Repair

Daniel Austin, MD
Dartmouth College
An In Vitro Study of the Wear Characteristics of Polyethylene on Bone

PI: Max Davis, MD
Co-PI: Andrea Alford, PhD
The Regents of the University of Michigan
Effect of Antibiotic Cement on the Induced Membrane in the Masquelet Technique


PI: Lorenzo Deveza, MD
Co-PI: Dongsu Park, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Isolation and Identification of Human Periosteal Skeletal Stem Cells

Rich Rames, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Long-Term Results and Incidence of Osteolysis of Young THA Patients

Michael Torchia, MD
Trustees of Dartmouth College
Characterizing the Microbiome of the Native, Arthritic Knee

OREF/EXACTECH RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
Matthew Conti, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Effect of Medial Procedures on Reconstruction of the Adolescent Flatfoot

PI: Jordan Gruskay, MD
Co-PI: Christopher Mendias, PhD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
Developing a Small Animal Model of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction


Elizabeth Harkin, MD
Loyola University Chicago
Functional Outcomes of Pediatric Both Bone Fractures

PI: Izuchukwu Ibe, MD
Co-PI: Francis Lee, MD, PhD, FAAOS
Yale University
Metastatic Breast Cancer and the Induction of Bone Resorption

Nicole Zelenski, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Do Low Profile Distal Radius Plates Decrease Rates of FPL Rupture?

OREF/WOF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANT
PI: Stephen Gibbs, MD
Co-PI: Geoffrey Marecek, MD
University of Southern California
Standard Versus Low Dose CT for Assessment of Acetabular Fracture Reduction


PI: Lawrence Goodnough, MD
Co-PI: Michael Longaker, MD
Stanford University
Prospective Isolation of Skeletal Stem Cells from Human Fractures In Vivo


Caitlin Rugg, MD
University of California, San Francisco
The Impact of Early Sport Specialization on the Collegiate Athlete


OREF/CURRENT CONCEPTS IN JOINT REPLACEMENT CLINICAL PRACTICE AWARDS

Spring Award
Andrew Fleischman, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute
A cluster-randomized crossover trial of multimodal narcotic-sparing and conventional pain regimens after discharge from hip replacement: are opiates even necessary?

Winter Award
Jeffrey B. Stambough, MD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Where are we at 15 years? Highly Cross-linked Versus Conventional Polyethylene Wear in Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients <50 Years

ORS/OREF DISTINGUISHED INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Christopher H. Evans, PhD
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine

ORS/OREF TRAVEL AWARDS IN ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH TRANSLATION

Mengcun Chen, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Shohei Higuchi, MD
Dokkyo University, Koshigaya Hospital

Tsuyoshi Iida, MD
Keio University School of Medicine

Muhammad Johan, MD
Hiroshima University

Munekazu Kanemitsu, MD
Hiroshima University

Mai Katakura, MD
Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Masahiro Maruyama, MD
Stanford University

Kanto Nagai, MD
University of Pittsburgh

Takashi Ohnishi, MD
Hokkaido University

Tomohiro Shimizu, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Shinji Takahashi, MD
Osaka City University

Takeru Tsujimoto, MD
Hokkaido University

Susumu Wada, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery

Kohei Yabuno, MD
Rinku General Medical Center

Stefan Zwingenberger, MD
University Medicine Carl Gustav Carus Dresden