OREF is pleased to announce more than $400,000 in new funding opportunities. Grant applications are now available for grants focused on osteoarthritis, orthobiologics, regulatory policy, and resident research. Grants from $5,000 to $250,000 are available to eligible applicants.
Grants Requiring LOI, due December 15, 2021
Letters of Intent (LOI) must be completed for the grants listed below. All properly submitted LOI will be reviewed by the Research Committee. If your LOI is selected to advance, you will be invited to complete a full proposal. LOI are due by 10:59 p.m. CST on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 through proposalCENTRAL.
OREF Etiology of Hip Osteoarthritis Grant in Honor of William H. Harris, MD
provides $250,000 over two years for investigator-initiated research proposals focused on the etiology of hip osteoarthritis.
OREF Treatment of Osteoarthritis Research Grant
funded by the Arthritis Foundation provides $50,000 for proposals that aim to help us better understand how to prevent and treat osteoarthritis, one of the most common causes of disability in adults.
Additional funding opportunities, due February 21, 2022
OREF/AAOS Injectable Orthobiologics of Knee Osteoarthritis Grant
provides $50,000 in funding for proposals focused on the broad area of injectable orthobiologics for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
OREF Impact of Regulatory Policies on the Patient-Physician Relationship Research Grant in Honor of Sigvard Hansen, MD
provides $75,000 in funding for proposals that explore the impact of regulatory practices on the patient-physician relationship. The proposal should examine how and to what extent the burden of additional required documentation impacts the amount and quality of time a physician has available to focus on direct patient care.
Resident funding opportunity, due February 21, 2022
Resident Research Project Grant RD1
provides $5,000 in funding to residents who are interested in research. These grants are offered several times throughout the year, but you may submit only one application per grant year. Please apply during the time frame that most closely aligns with your research rotation in the labs.