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Research Profiles

  • 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

  • Bang H. Hoang, MD

    Fighting with and for Adolescent Osteosarcoma Patients

    Bang H. Hoang, MD OREF Career Development Grant

    OREF grant recipient is reducing the threat of bone cancer

  • Francis Y. Lee, MD

    The Pathophysiology of Bone Loss

    Francis Y Lee, MD, PhD 2004 OREF Research Grant | 2006 OREF Career Development Grant

    OREF grants help clinician scientist on the road to cell-based therapies

  • 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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    Connecting Science to Care

    Jonathan Schoenecker, MD, PhD Career Development Grant | Resident Research Grant

    OREF grant recipient is translating coagulation research into bone health

  • Denis Nam, MD

    Taking Another Look at Osteolysis

    Denis Nam, MD Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    OREF grant recipient examines the role fluid pressure plays

  • Benjamin C. Bengs, MD

    Stemming the Effects of Bone Loss

    Benjamin C. Bengs, MD 2010 Career Development Grant in Total Joint and Trauma Surgery

    OREF-funded study may lead to more informed preoperative THA decision making

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    Regenerating Tendons

    MaCalus V. Hogan, MD 2008 Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    OREF grant recipient seeks a new normal for patients

  • A child prepares to participate in football practice while wearing a youth helmet—a scaled-down adult helmet—chinstrap in place and mouthguard dangling.

    Gridiron Protection

    Edward C. Benzel, MD Spine Prospective Clinical Research Grant

    With OREF funding, unique research team works to improve football safety

  • Matthew L. Ramsey, MD

    VTE Following Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty: Incidence and Risk Factors

    Matthew L. Ramsey, MD 2009 OREF/ASES/Rockwood Clinical Research Grant in Shoulder Care

    OREF grant recipient hopes to reduce thromboembolic events

  • Hoping for a Better Hand

    Amy L. Ladd, MD RJOS/OREF/DePuy Career Development Grant in Women’s Musculoskeletal Health.

    OREF grant recipient is looking for better ways to diagnose and treat thumb carpal metacarpal osteoarthritis.

  • Wael K. Barsoum, MD

    Hip resurfacing and total hip replacement: The biomechanics of stability

    Wael K. Barsoum, MD OREF Research Grant

    OREF grant recipients compare hip procedures

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    Solving the Infection Puzzle

    Catherine G. Ambrose, PhD OREF Prospective Clinical Research Grant

    OREF grant recipient researches bacterial causes of osteomyelitis

  • Jon K. Sekiya, MD

    Shouldering forward for an anatomic solution

    Jon K. Sekiya, MD Research Grant

    OREF-funded study examines shoulder stability

  • Cristin M. Ferguson, MD

    Room for Many More

    Cristin M. Ferguson, MD Clinician Scientist Award

    OREF grant recipient investigated ways to make meniscus transplants more successful

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