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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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2021 Grant Recipients

OREF CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

PI: Barry P. Boden, MD
The Orthopaedic Center division in Rockville and Germantown, MD
Epidemiology, Mechanisms, and Prevention of Sports Injuries

RESEARCH GRANTS

OREF ETIOLOGY OF HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS GRANT
In Honor of William H. Harris, MD
PI: Chai-Lung Wu, PhD
Co-PI: Brian D. Giordano, MD
University of Rochester
Identification of FGF18 Gene Regulatory Network in Hip OA Using ScRNA-Seq

OREF/AAOS INJECTABLE ORTHOBIOLOGICS OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS GRANT
PI: Scott Rodeo, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
PRP Treatment of the ACL-Injured Knee to Decrease the Risk of PTOA
Funding made possible by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

OREF OSTEOARTHRITIS RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Weiguang Wang, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles
BMP Receptor Ligand Traps as a Therapy for Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis
Funding made possible by the American Arthritis Society

OREF RESIDENT CLINICIAN SCIENTIST TRAINING GRANTS

PI: Tracy Borsinger, MD
Co-PI: Wayne E. Moschetti, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic
Characterizing the Microbiome of Native, Aseptic Bilateral Knee Joints
In Memory of Joseph Seaton Barr Sr., MD
Funding made possible by Joseph S. Barr Jr., MD

PI: Abigail Cortez, MD
The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
Cost-Effective Analysis of Below-Knee Prostheses for Tanzanian Amputees
In Memory of John T. Hocker, MD
Funding made possible by the John T. Hocker Charitable Foundation

PI: Kyle Morse, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Epidural Steroids to Reduce Opioid Consumption Following Laminectomy
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Tony Shen, MD
Co-PI: Timothy M. Wright, PhD
Co-PI: Douglas Padgett, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Effect of Surface Finish on Head-Neck Corrosion in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Funding made possible by Thomas P. Sculco, MD Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Brendan Shi, MD
Co-PI: Thomas Kremen, MD
Co-PI: Ichiro Nishimura, DDs, DMSc, DMD, PhD
The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
Targeting Molecules to the Enthesis via Novel Bisphosphonate Chaperones
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

ORS/OREF DISTINGUISHED INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Farshid Guilak, PhD
Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis

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

Ghanshyambhai Kakadiya, MD
Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Hospital
A Biomechanical Study-Effectiveness of Sublaminar Mersilene Tape Augme

Amit Lakhani, MD
Dr BR Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences
Ortho Regeneration and Ancient Healing System

RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS

OREF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Matthew Booth, MD
Co-PI: Jeffrey Nepple, MD
Co-PI: John Clohisy, MD
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Long-Term Periacetabular Osteotomy Radiologic and Patient-Reported Outcomes
Funding Made Possible by Brown University in Memory of Dr. Michael Ehrlich

PI: William Crockatt, MD
Co-PI: William Levine, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
Skill Acquisition in Immersive Virtual Reality vs Cadaver Lab
In Honor of Jack C. Hughston, MD and James R. Andrews, MD
Funded by Michael J. Axe, MD and Jeremie M. Axe, MD


PI: Michael Doran, MD
Co-PI: Joshua Rozell, MD
New York University School of Medicine
Losar Use to Mitigate Arthrofibrosis Following Total Joint Arthroplasty
Funding made possible by The American Arthritis Society

PI: Jonathan Savakus, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
The Acute Phase Response and Femoral Shaft Fractures: When Can I Nail It?

PI: Favian Su, MD
Co-PI: Alexis Dang, MD
Co-PI: Alan Dang, MD
The Regents of the University of California, San Francico
Effect of Blue and Red Light Phototherapy on Shoulder C. Acnes Colonization
Funding Made Possible by Dr. Adam and Julie Harris in Memory of Eugene Harris, MD

OREF/JRGOS ORTHOPAEDIC DISPARITIES RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Lauren Barber, MD
Co-PI: Duretti Fufa, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
The Impact of Implicit Bias Training on Orthopaedic Surgery Residents

Funding made possible by the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society

PI: Risa Reid, MD
Co-PI: Gabriella Ode, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
Stereotype Threat Among Orthopaedic Residents

Funding made possible by the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society

OREF/WOF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Steven Garcia, MD
Co-PI: Brian Feeley, MD
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
Functionally Heterogeneous Human Fibroadipogenic Progenitor Cells
Funding made possible by the Western Orthopaedic Foundation (WOF)

PI: Sarah Stroud, MD
Co-PI: Rosanna Wustrack, MD
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
Analysis of Pronostic Factors for Adults with Primary Extremity Sarcomas
Funding made possible by the Western Orthopaedic Foundation (WOF)