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Research-Specific Grants

Please NOTE: Grant programs for 2021 funding will be offered in two cycles with RFAs going live in November 2020 or May 2021.

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OREF Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis Research Grant

$50,000 over a one-year grant period
  •  This initiative addresses the need to support and facilitate research that can be completed within a limited time frame and budget.
  • Competitive proposals should aim to help us to better understand how to prevent and treat knee osteoarthritis, one of the most common causes of disability in adults.
  • Applications may be submitted by domestic and non-profit, public and private institutions of higher education, such as hospitals, medical schools, universities, and colleges.
  • Multidisciplinary research activity is always encouraged. PhDs and DVMs may serve as the principal investigator (PI) if S/he has a primary or secondary faculty appointment in an orthopaedic department. A letter from the department chair confirming this appointment is required. The orthopaedic surgeon must be licensed to practice in the United States.
To find out when this opportunity will be available, please click here. Please note that dates are subject to change and the website will be updated accordingly.

The next RFA date for this grant is TBD.
Apr 12, 2019, 09:59 PM

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