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Grant Recipients

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2017 Grant Recipients

OREF CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Michael Willey, MD
University of Iowa
Joint Contact Stress as a Tool for Clinical Decision Making in PAO
Funding made possible in part by the Dr. Dane and Mrs. Mary Louise Miller Endowment Fund & the Dr. Zachary B. and Mrs. Kathleen Friedenberg Endowment Fund

OREF PROSPECTIVE CLINICAL RESEARCH GRANT

Andrew Schoenfeld, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Validation of a Novel Predictive Score for Patients with Spinal Metastases

OREF CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD
Henrik Malchau, MD PhD
Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Arthroplasty Implant Registries Over the Past Five Decades: Development, Current and Future Impact

RESEARCH GRANTS
OREF/MTF RESEARCH GRANT
Roman Eliseev, MD, PhD
University of Rochester
Improving Mitochondrial Function to Accelerate Bone Graft Healing


OREF/GOLDBERG RESEARCH GRANT IN ARTHRITIS

Eric Smith, MD
Boston University
The Mechanistic Role of Subchondral Bone Cysts and Bone Marrow Lesions

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

OREF/ASES/ROCKWOOD CLINICAL RESEARCH GRANT IN SHOULDER CARE
Aaron Chamberlain, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
PT vs. a Home Program for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Randomized Trial

Funding made possible by the Dr. and Mrs. Charles Rockwood Family Endowment Fund

OREF MENTORED CLINICIAN-SCIENTIST GRANT

Nicholas Bernthal, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Modifying and Delivering Antimicrobials to Prevent Implant Infectionsl

ORS/OREF POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP GRANT

Neha Shashank Dole, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
The Role of TGFß in Regulating Perilacunar Remodeling in Diabetes

OREF NEW INVESTIGATOR GRANTS

Patrick Curran, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Intramedullary K-wire versus Flexible Nail for Pediatric Femur Fractures
Funding made possible by the Mahendra Patel, MD Research Fund

Rowena McBeath, MD, PhD
Thomas Jerrerson University
Time-Dependent Connective Tissue Regeneration
In Honor of Jack C. Hughston, MD and James R. Andrews, MD
Funding made possible in part by the Mahendra Patel, MD Research Fund

RESIDENT CLINICIAN SCIENTIST TRAINING GRANTS
OREF RESIDENT CLINICIAN SCIENTIST TRAINING GRANTS

Adnan N. Cheema, MD
University of Pennsylvania
The Effect of Nicotine on Healing in a Rat Achilles Tendon Model
Funding made possible by Thomas P. Sculco, MD

Charles Hannon, MD
Rush University Medical Center
The Influence of Amniotic Membrane and BMAC on Osteoarthritis
Recipient of an MTF/Charles H. Herndon Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant
Funding made possible by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

Alexander Jinnah, MD
Wake Forest University
The Healing Potential of a Decellularized, Deoxidized Porcine Bone Scaffold
Recipient of an MTF/Charles H. Herndon Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant
Funding made possible by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation

Devon Nixon, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Prospective Study of Biomarkers of Intra-Articular Hip Damage in SCFE
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

Alexander Rascoe, MD
Case Western Reserve University
The Role of Macrophage Toll-Like Receptors in Particle-Induced Osteolysis
In Memory of John T. Hocker, MD
Funding made possible by the John T. Hocker Charitable Foundation

Dean Wang, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Use of Activated Endothelial Cells for the Treatment of Patellar Tendinosis
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

OREF/UCONN FOUNDERS ENDOWMENT RESIDENT CLINICIAN SCIENTIST TRAINING GRANT

Megan R. Wolf, MD
University of Connecticut
Novel Source for Cell Augmentation of Murine Patellar Tendon Defect

RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS

OREF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
Benedict Nwachukwu, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Does Lumbar Spine Alignment Influence Femoroacetabular Impingement Outcome?
In Memory of Harry N. Herkowitz, MD
Funding made possible by Mr. James G. Borovsky and Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD

Manuel Schubert, MD
University of Michigan
Epigenetic Programming of Satellite Cells from the Rotator Cuff
In Honor of Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD

OREF/AIRCAST FOUNDATION RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
Justin Chan, MD
Northwestern University
Biomechanical Analysis of Partial Extensor Tendon Lacerations Over Metacarp

Sandra Gebhart, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Bisphosphonates Prevent Heterotopic Ossification in the Upper Extremity

Joseph Patterson, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Implants, Morbidity, and Costs in AO/OTA 31-A2 Hip Fractures Among Veterans

Danielle Thomas, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Knot of Henry Variation and the Effect on Plantar Flexion Strength

OREF/EXACTECH RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
Karen Cheng, MD
University of California, San Diego
The Interaction of Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity on Hip Osteoarthritis

Itai Gans, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Administration of Soluble Activin-Receptor may Attenuate Radiation Fibrosis

Krishn Khanna, MD
University of California, San Francisco
The ‘Delta Well-Leg’ Compartment Pressure

OREF/WOF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANT
Erika Garbrecht, MD
University of New Mexico
Chondrocyte Viability After Exposure to Antiseptic Solutions and TXA

ORS/OREF DISTINGUISHED INVESTIGATOR AWARD       

Clare Rimnac, PhD
Case Western Reserve University

GRANT PROGRAMS

ORS/OREF/AAOS New Investigator (Grant Writing) Workshop, May, 2017
AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Development Program

ORS/OREF TRAVEL AWARD IN ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH TRANSLATION

Alberto Carli, MD
The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus

Tomohiro Fujiwara, MD, PhD
Okayama University Hospital

Philipp Leucht, MD
NYU Langone Medical Center

Tsuneari Takahashi, MD, PhD
Gunma Sports Medicine Research Center
Zenshukai Hospital

REGIONAL NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARDS
Eastern Orthopaedic Association
Southern Orthopaedic Association
Western Orthopaedic Association