Our Impact

Funding Innovative Research. Supporting Investigators. Collaborating with Others.

For more than 65 years, that's been our simple, yet vitally important mission and it's yielded incredible results. OREF-funded studies have led to some of the most important breakthroughs, including research in osteolysis, compartment syndrome and the role of vitamin D in endochondral development.

We're committed to driving informed innovation in clinical practice by funding research that will clarify and test the benefits of emerging technologies, supporting the investigators committed to expanding our understanding of musculoskeletal health and collaborating with our partners to improve patient care.

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Research Impact

OREF funding has led to some of the most important advances in clinical practice and patient outcomes.
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Recent Funding

OREF funds research across many topics and subspecialties. Explore the breadth of topics we've funded in the past five years. 
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Collaboration is central to achieving our mission. Uniting knowledge and resources amplifies what we can achieve. 
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Research Grant Search

Explore OREF-funded research back to the first grants awarded in 1955.
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