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Current Grant Recipients

To view a list of present or past OREF grant and award recipients, please choose a year from the list below. Grants will be added to the current year's list as they are awarded.

Current
2019  2018  2017  |  2016  |  2015 2014  |  2013  2012


2020 Grant Recipients

OREF CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

Braden Fleming, PhD
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Long-Term Outcomes of ACL Reconstruction Surgery

RESEARCH GRANTS

OREF/ASES/ROCKWOOD CLINICAL RESEARCH GRANT IN SHOULDER CARE
PI: Elizabeth L. Yanik, MD
Co-PI: Jay Keener, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Patient Factors Associated with Genetic Markers for Rotator Cuff Disease
Funding made possible by the Dr. and Mrs. Charles Rockwood Family Endowment Fund

OREF GOLDBERG ARTHRITIS RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Wayne Moschetti, MD
Co-PI: Samuel T. Kunkel, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Intraoperative Ketamine for Pain Catastrophizing Arthroplasty Patients
Funding made possible by the Dr. Victor and Mrs. Harriet Goldberg Endowment Fund

OREF TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT RESEARCH GRANT IN MEMORY OF JORGE O. GALANTE, MD
PI: Derek Amanatullah, MD
Stanford University
Attacking Biofilm-Associated Persister Cells

OREF/THE AIRCAST FOUNDATION (TAF) ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Peter Apel, MD, PhD
Carilion Medical Center
Co-PI: Miguel Perez, PhD
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
When Can Patients Safely Drive After Rotator Cuff Repair?
Funding made possible by the The Aircast Foundation

OREF/MUSCULOSKELETAL TRANSPLANT FOUNDATION (MTF) BIOLOGICS RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Spencer Szczesny, PhD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Mechanobiological Deficits in Allograft ACL Reconstructions
Funded by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Biologics

OREF/SRS/POSNA TRANSFORM PRACTICE - SPINAL GROWTH RESEARCH GRANTS
PI: Stuart L. Weinstein, MD (Clinical Grant)
University of Iowa
Bracing vs Casting in the Treatment of Idiopathic Early Onset Scoliosis
Funding made possible by Dr. John and Mrs. Kim Callaghan, The Scoliosis Research Society, The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Medtronic Inc., DePuy Synthes and Zimmer Biomet

PI: Carol A. Wise, PhD (Basic Science Grant)
Co-PI: Brandon Ramo, MD
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Translating Genomics into Early Onset Scoliosis Clinical Care
Funding made possible by Dr. John and Mrs. Kim Callaghan, The Scoliosis Research Society, The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Medtronic Inc., DePuy Synthes and Zimmer Biomet

OREF GLADDEN ORTHOPAEDIC HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH GRANTS
PI: Vinod Dasa, MD
Co-PI: Jennifer Simkin, PhD
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Integrating Clinical, Social and Biological Data to Assess TKA Risk
Funding made possible by the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society

PI: Paul King, MD
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Improving Postop Outcomes in African American Patients Undergoing TJA
Funding made possible by the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society

PI: Christopher J. Dy, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Moving to Solutions: Understanding and Overcoming Orthopedic Disparities
Funding made possible by the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society

OREF NEW INVESTIGATOR RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Zachary Mark Working, MD
Oregon Health and Science University
Quantification of Fracture Healing Biology Using Novel Collagen X Bioassay

OREF RESIDENT CLINICIAN SCIENTIST TRAINING GRANTS
PI: John Frederick Dankert, MD, PhD
Co-PI: Philipp Leucht, MD, PhD
NYU Langone Health
Identification of Novel Fracture Healing Regulator
Recipient of an MTF/Charles Herndon Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant
Funded by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Biologics


PI: Jensen Henry, MD
Co-PI: Scott J. Ellis, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Flatfoot Deformity and Surgical Reconstruction in a Robotic Gait Simulator
Funding made possible by Thomas P. Sculco, MD

PI: Francis Campana Lovecchio, MD
Co-PI: Han Jo Kim, MD
Co-PI: Virginie Lafage, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Can Bone Turnover Markers Predict Pseudarthrosis after ACDF?
In Memory of John T. Hocker, MD
Funding made possible by the John T. Hocker Charitable Foundation


PI: Ajay Premkumar, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
The Role of Next Generation Sequencing in Assessing Eradication of PJI
Recipient of an MTF/Charles Herndon Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant
Funding made possible the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Biologics

 

RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS

OREF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Edward Beck, MD
Co-PI: Kristen Nicholson, PhD
Co-PI: Brian Waterman, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Blood Flow Restriction Therapy for Shoulder Injuries in Baseball Players
Funding made possible by Dr. Adam and Julie Harris in memory of Eugene Harris, MD

PI: Michael Benvenuti, MD
Co-PI: Jonathan Schoenecker, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Determining Cell Lineage of Osteoblasts in Posterior Spinal Fusion
Spine Research in memory of Harry Herkowitz, MD
Funding made possible by Mr. Jim Borovsky and Shepard Hurwitz, MD

PI: Jessica Block, MD
Co-PI: Joseph Kuechle, MD, PhD
The Research Foundation for The SUNY on behalf of University at Buffalo
Morphologic Analysis of Large Mount Sections of Osteosarcoma Specimens

PI: Ankur S. Narain, MD
Co-PI: Eric Swart, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rebound Pain After Peripheral Nerve Blockade in Orthopedic Procedures
In memory of Joseph Seaton Barr, MD
Funding made possible by Joseph S. Barr, Jr., MD

PI: Alan Reynolds, MD
Co-PI: Mark Miller, MD
Allegheny-Singer Research Institute D/B/A AHN Research Institute
Biomechanical Validation of Shear Wave Elastography of the UCL
In honor of Jack C. Hughston, MD and James R. Andrews, MD
Funding made possible by Michael J. Axe, MD and Jeremie M. Axe, MD

PI: Corey Schiffman, MD
Co-PI: Jason Hsu, MD
University of Washington
Association Between Serum Testosterone & C. Acnes in Shoulder Arthroplasty
Funding in Honor of Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD

PI: John Stivers, MD
Co-PI: Lori Setton, PhD
Co-PI: Michael Kelly, MD
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
DRG Imaging in Vivo in a Rodent Model of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

PI: Andrea Tian, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Caregiver Concerns in New Congenital Upper Extremity Anomalies
Funding made possible by Brown University in Memory of Dr. Michael Ehrlich

 

 

OREF/JRGOS ORTHOPAEDIC DISPARITIES RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANT
PI: Lee Haruno, MD
Co-PI: Selina Poon, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
The Impact of Faculty and Resident Diversity on Resident Attrition

OREF/WOF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Aditya Manoharan, MD
Co-PI: Michael Feldman, MD
Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona
Accuracy of Arthroscopic vs Open Reduction of Ankle Syndemosis Injuries

PI: James Rizkalla, MD
Co-PI: Ishaq Syed, MD
Baylor Health Care System Foundation
Effect of Lumbar Erector Spinae Plane Blocks on Post-op Opioid Consumption

OREF/CURRENT CONCEPTS IN JOINT REPLACEMENT CLINICAL PRACTICE AWARDS

Spring Award
Nicolas Piuzzi, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Developing a Personalized Outcome Prediction Tool for Knee Arthroplasty

ORS/OREF DISTINGUISHED INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
Rush University Medical Center

ORS/OREF TRAVEL AWARDS IN ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH TRANSLATION

Srikanth Divi, MD
Rothman Institute/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Downregulation of Circulating Mir-155 Predicts Progression of Disc Degeneration and Also Correlates with Increased Leg Pain

William Hambright, PhD
Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Acute Fisetin Treatment Attenuates Age-Associated Bone Density Loss in the Zmpste23-/- Progeria Mouse Model

Alexander Lazarides, PhD
Duke Univesity Medical Center
A Cross-Species Personalized Medicine Pipeline Identifies The CRM1 Export Pathway As a Potentially Novel Treatment for Osteosarcoma

Ichiro Okano, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Early Changes in Bone Mineral Density Measured By QCT After Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery

Rachel Silverstein, MD
Westchester Medical Center
5-Year Follow-Up Data for Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients

Holly Stewart, VMD
Colorado State University
Evaluation of an Experimental Model of Bone Marrow Lesions Using the Ovine Femoral Condyle

Matthew Vopat, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Return to Sport After Primary Lateral Ligament Repair Versus Suture Tape Augmentation: Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review