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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.

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2022 Grant Recipients

OREF CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

PI: Martha M. Murray, MD, FAAOS
Boston University Medical Center, Harvard Medical Center
Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration: Translation from Academic Lab to FDA Approval

RESEARCH GRANTS

OREF/AAOS INJECTABLE ORTHOBIOLOGICS OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Kyle Duchman, MD
Co-PI: Joseph A. Buckwalter, IV, MD
University of Iowa
Platelet Rich Plasma for Osteoarthritis: Role of Exosomes in Effectiveness
Funding made possible by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

OREF OSTEOARTHRITIS RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Muhammad Farooq Rai, PhD, DVM
Co-PI: Regis J. O’Keefe, MD, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
KLF10 as a Novel Therapeutic Target in Osteoarthritis
Funding made possible by the American Arthritis Society

OREF ETIOLOGY OF HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS GRANT
In Honor of William H. Harris, MD
PI: Cecilia Pascual Garrido, MD, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
Epigenetic Regulation of Key Molecular Players in the Progression of Hip OA

THE IMPACT OF REGULATORY POLICIES ON
PATIENT-PHYSICIAN RELATIONSHIP RESEARCH GRANT

In Honor of Sigvard Hansen, MD
PI: Paul Courtney, MD
Co-PI: Graham Goh, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
Rothman Institute
Impact of Prior Authorization of Patient Care and Outcomes in Orthopaedics

OREF LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD

John W. Brown
Stryker

John J. Callaghan, MD
University of Iowa

ORS/OREF DISTINGUISHED INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

Gunnar B.J. Andersson, MD, PhD
Rush University Medical Center

John J. Callaghan, MD
University of Iowa

SHIMOMURA/OREF/INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND TRAUMATOLOGY (SICOT) TRAVEL AWARDS

Muhammad Arsalan Ghazi, MD
Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College
Multiligamentous Knee Injury Treated with Autologous Graft Our Novel Technique

Saurabh Gupta, MS
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur
Comparison of Impact of Joint Line Orientation on Patient Reported Outcome

RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
OREF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS

PI: Aaron Hoyt, MD
Co-PI: Ashley Levack, MD
Loyola University of Chicago
In Vitro Thermal Stability of Dalbavancin in PMMA Cement
Funding made possible by The American Arthritis Society

PI: David Liu, MD
Co-PI: Brian Snyder, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Value of Vitamin D in Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric Fractures
Funding made possible by Brown University in Memory of Dr. Michael Ehrlich

PI: Michael Livesey, MD
Co-PI: Mohit Gilotra, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Perioperative Patient Education and Sling Compliance after Shoulder Surgery
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: Daniel Portney, MD
Co-PI: Jason Strelzow, MD
Co-PI: Jeffrey Stepan, MD
The University of Chicago
Identification of Peripheral Nerve Pathology Using 3D Ultrasound
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Mariel Rickert, MD
Co-PI: Jonathan Schoenecker, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Immunocoagulopathy: The Cause of the Third Wave of Death in Level-1 Trauma?
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Rishi Trikha, MD
Co-PI: Nicholas Bernthal, MD
The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
Periprosthetic Infection Risk in Medically Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis
Funding made possible by the Western Orthopaedic Association/WOF

PI: Jesse Wang, MD
Co-PI: Xudong Li, MD
University of Virginia
Modulation of Macrophages on Pathogenesis of Degenerative Disc Disease
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Arakua Welbeck, MD
Co-PI: Christopher Dy, MD
Washington University, School of Medicine
Wearable Sensors to Measure Function after Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
Funding made possible by Dr. Adam and Julie Harris in Memory of Eugene Harris, MD

PI: Brian Yang, MD
Co-PI: Duretti Fufa, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
Tenodesis Effect as a Diagnostic Test to Detect Occult Dorsal Ganglion Cyst
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Jie Yao, M
D Co-PI: Jason Hsu, MD
University of Washington Medical Center- Orthopaedics
Effect of Reverse Shoulder Component Positioning on Subacromial Impingement
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation