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Research Profiles

  • Samuel K. Cho, MD

    In Search of a Biologic for Treating Back Pain

    Samuel K. Cho, MD OREF Young Investigator Grant

    Two-time OREF grantee envisions injections to treat diskogenic pain

  • Charla R. Fischer, MD

    Saving Bone

    Charla R. Fischer, MD OREF NEW INVESTIGATOR GRANT

    OREF grant recipient investigates a natural inhibitor of osteoclast formation

  • Alexander A. Theologis, MD

    Does environmental BPA exposure affect fracture healing?

    Alexander A. Theologis, MD Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    Three-time OREF grant recipient undertakes a novel investigation

  • Allan L. Bucknell, MD

    Improving Arthroplasty for Patients with Diabetes

    Allan L. Bucknell, MD OREF Goldberg Research Grant in Arthritis

    OREF grant recipient explores connection between diabetes, OA, and arthroplasty

  • Robin M. Queen, PhD

    Failed total ankle arthroplasty

    Robin M. Queen, PhD OREF Research Grant in Revision Related to Total Ankle Arthroplasty

    OREF grant recipient assesses treatment options

  • Michael J. Monument, MD

    Searching for Ewing Sarcoma Genetic Triggers

    Michael J. Monument, M OREF Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grant recipient works to solve random onset of this childhood cancer

  • Paul R. Kuzyk, MD

    Periprosthetic Femur Fracture Fixation

    Paul R. Kuzyk, MD OREF/Zimmer Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grant recipient tests which treatment methods are most effective

  • William N. Levine, MD

    Revisiting rotator cuff repairs

    William N. Levine, MD OREF/ASES/Rockwood Clinical Research Grant in Shoulder Care

    With funding from OREF, researcher examines factors that affect patient satisfaction and function

  • Tamara D. Rozental, MD

    Lessons From the Wrist

    Tamara D. Rozental, MD RJOS/OREF/DePuy Research Grant in Women's Musculoskeletal Health

    OREF grant recipient looks for ways to predict risk and prevent fragility fractures

  • Frank A. Petrigliano, MD

    Better Rotator Cuff Tear Repair

    Frank A. Petrigliano, MD OREF/Zimmer Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grant recipent investigates promising perivascular stem cell therapy

  • Roger Cornwall, MD

    Unlocking the biology of NBPI

    Roger Cornwall, MD OREF Career Development Grant

    OREF grant recipient probes cellular mechanisms underlying neonatal brachial plexus injury

  • Joshua A. Gordon, MD

    Examining Achilles Tendon Rehabilitation Strategies

    Joshua A. Gordon, MD Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    OREF grant recipient tests strategies following surgical repair

  • OREF grant recipient scopes the effects of meniscal tear “repairs”

    Christina R. Allen, MD OREF/Goldberg Research Grant in Arthritis

    OREF grant recipient investigates how meniscal tears and meniscectomies contribute to early cartilage damage and lead to osteoarthritis

  • What Type of Knee replacement is best?

    Jason E. Lang, MD Research Grant

    OREF-funded study compares posterior cruciate ligament retaining and posterior-substituting designs

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    Research: A Recipe for Better Care

    Allen T. Bishop, MD 1999 Career Development Grant | 1988 Research Grant
    March 2015

    Early funding from OREF leads to successful research career, improved treatments

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    Syndesmotic Compression: How Much Is Too Much?

    Phinit Phisitkul, MD 2012 Young Investigator Grant

    OREF-funded study looks at how compression across the syndesmosis affects ankle kinematics

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    Reconstructing the ACL

    Natalie L. Leong, MD 2014 DePuy Resident Research Project Grant | 2013 Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    OREF-funded study looks at a novel tissue-engineered graft

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    From Patient to Practice

    Kurt R. Weiss, MD 2007 Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) | 2007 DePuy Resident Research Project Grant

    Firsthand experience and OREF funding fuel efforts to prevent osteosarcoma metastasis

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    Bone rigidity

    Ara Nazarian, DrSc 2012 Prospective Clinical Research Grant

    OREF grant recipient looks at new method to predict fractures in patients with metastatic bone disease

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    Getting to the Why of Birth Palsy Shoulder Deformity

    Katherine R. Saul, PhD 2013 OREF/POSNA Research Grant in Pediatric Orthopaedics

    Researchers make gains with the help of OREF, POSNA

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