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Research Profiles

  • 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

  • Weiss,KurtR.,MD_mountainclimbing_recd031414

    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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    HSS Residents Learn the Research Ropes with OREF

    Mathias P.G. Bostrom, MD 2008 Thomas M. Coffman Career Development Award
    November 2014

    HSS turns to OREF, the gold standard in resident research grants, to train new residents

  • Mannava,Sandeep,MD,PhD_recd063014

    Does Age Affect Surgically Repaired Rotator Cuffs?

    Sandeep Mannava, MD, PhD 2011 Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    OREF-funded study looks at pathophysiology of tendon-to-bone healing in older patients

  • Farmer,KevinW.,MD_intheOR1_recd053014

    Getting Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasties Just Right

    Kevin W. Farmer, MD 2011 Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grant recipient aims to set new tensioning protocols

  • Werner,BrianC.,MD_recd022514

    Turning Fat into Bone

    Brian C. Werner, MD 2011 MTF/Charles H. Herndon Resident Clincian Scientist Training Grant

    OREF grant recipient investigates application of adipose stem cells to improve spinal-fusion outcomes

  • James,MichelleA.,MD_recd020414

    Pilot Study Focuses on Hand Function

    Michelle A. James, MD 2012 OREF/POSNA Research Grant in Pediatric Orthopaedics

    OREF grant recipient leads effort to advance treatment for children with hand anomalies

  • Lawrence,JamesP,MD_recd121313

    Nimodipine Can Slow Disk Degeneration in the Spine

    James P. Lawrence, MD 2011 Young Investigator Grant

    OREF-funded research shows promise for treating low back pain

  • Stone,AustinV.,MD,PhD_inlab2_recd112813

    Must Osteoarthritis Always Follow a Meniscal Injury?

    Austin V. Stone, MD, PhD 2012 Resident Symposia | 2011 CORR/Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant | 2011 Resident Symposia | 2007 Medical Student Summer Research Grant

    OREF grant recipient works to eliminate link between injury and chronic pain

  • James A. Keeney, MD

    Readmission Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

    James A. Keeney, MD OREF/CCJR Clinical Practice Award

    Venous Thromboembolism as a 'Never Event' is a Counterproductive Misnomer

  • David W. Shearer, MD, MPH

    Improving outcomes where the need is greatest

    David W. Shearer, MD, MPH OREF/Zimmer Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grant recipient seeks optimal treatment for patients with femoral fractures in Tanzania

  • Christopher K. Kepler, MD, MBA

    Oh, my aging back

    Christopher K. Kepler, MD, MBA OREF Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    OREF grant recipient aims to take the pain out of disk degeneration

  • Philipp Leucht, MD

    Just like new: Could proteins be keys to better bone formation?

    Philipp Leucht, MD 2010 Career Development Grant in Total Joint and Trauma Surgery

    OREF grant recipient looks for new ways to accelerate healing

  • Reuben Gobezie, MD

    Saying “No” to Arthritis

    Reuben Gobezie, MD OREF/Goldberg Research Grant in Arthritis

    OREF grant recipient isolates a key protein

  • Chitra L. Dahia, PhD

    Disk Regeneration: A Dream Within Reach?

    Chitra L. Dahia, PhD Career Development Grant

    OREF grant recipient is discovering clues for disk regeneration

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