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Research Profiles Supported by Funding

  • Chao Xie, MD,

    Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

    Chao Xie, MD OREF/MTF Research Grant

    OREF grant recipient investigates non-invasive ways to treat patients with difficult-to-heal fractures

  • Javad Parvizi, MD

    Timing is Everything

    Javad Parvizi, MD OREF Prospective Clinical Research Grant

    OREF grant recipient investigates serum infection markers and re-implantation timing after periprosthetic joint infection

  • Allan L. Bucknell, MD

    Improving Arthroplasty for Patients with Diabetes

    Allan L. Bucknell, MD OREF Goldberg Research Grant in Arthritis

    OREF grant recipient explores connection between diabetes, OA, and arthroplasty

  • Abhijit S. Dighe, PhD

    Stimulating Bone Growth

    Abhijit S. Dighe, PhD, OREF Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Research Grant

    OREF grant recipient looks at the potential of allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells

  • Robin M. Queen, PhD

    Failed total ankle arthroplasty

    Robin M. Queen, PhD OREF Research Grant in Revision Related to Total Ankle Arthroplasty

    OREF grant recipient assesses treatment options

  • Michael J. Monument, MD

    Searching for Ewing Sarcoma Genetic Triggers

    Michael J. Monument, M OREF Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grant recipient works to solve random onset of this childhood cancer

  • Paul R. Kuzyk, MD

    Periprosthetic Femur Fracture Fixation

    Paul R. Kuzyk, MD OREF/Zimmer Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grant recipient tests which treatment methods are most effective

  • William N. Levine, MD

    Revisiting rotator cuff repairs

    William N. Levine, MD OREF/ASES/Rockwood Clinical Research Grant in Shoulder Care

    With funding from OREF, researcher examines factors that affect patient satisfaction and function

  • Tamara D. Rozental, MD

    Lessons From the Wrist

    Tamara D. Rozental, MD RJOS/OREF/DePuy Research Grant in Women's Musculoskeletal Health

    OREF grant recipient looks for ways to predict risk and prevent fragility fractures

  • Carol A. Lin, MD, MA

    Supporting Research to Improve Lives

    Carol A. Lin, MD, MA OREF/Zimmer Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grants enable investigators to explore complex questions

  • Frank A. Petrigliano, MD

    Better Rotator Cuff Tear Repair

    Frank A. Petrigliano, MD OREF/Zimmer Young Investigator Grant

    OREF grant recipent investigates promising perivascular stem cell therapy

  • Roger Cornwall, MD

    Unlocking the biology of NBPI

    Roger Cornwall, MD OREF Career Development Grant

    OREF grant recipient probes cellular mechanisms underlying neonatal brachial plexus injury

  • Joshua A. Gordon, MD

    Examining Achilles Tendon Rehabilitation Strategies

    Joshua A. Gordon, MD Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    OREF grant recipient tests strategies following surgical repair

  • OREF grant recipient scopes the effects of meniscal tear “repairs”

    Christina R. Allen, MD OREF/Goldberg Research Grant in Arthritis

    OREF grant recipient investigates how meniscal tears and meniscectomies contribute to early cartilage damage and lead to osteoarthritis

  • Michelle Ghert, MD, FRCSC

    Decreasing Infection Rates in Tumor Treatment

    Michelle Ghert, MD, FRCSC OREF/MSTS Clinical Research Grant in Orthopaedic Oncology

    OREF funds preliminary testing for prophylactic antibiotics in endoprosthetic limb reconstruction

  • Mininder S. Kocher, MD

    Measuring Pediatric Treatment Outcomes

    Mininder S. Kocher, MD POSNA/OREF Research Grant In Pediatric Orthopaedics

    OREF grant recipient is developing a valid pediatric sports activity scale

  • What Type of Knee replacement is best?

    Jason E. Lang, MD Research Grant

    OREF-funded study compares posterior cruciate ligament retaining and posterior-substituting designs

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    Research: A Recipe for Better Care

    Allen T. Bishop, MD 1999 Career Development Grant | 1988 Research Grant
    March 2015

    Early funding from OREF leads to successful research career, improved treatments

  • Phisitkul,Phinit,MD_recd032513

    Syndesmotic Compression: How Much Is Too Much?

    Phinit Phisitkul, MD 2012 Young Investigator Grant

    OREF-funded study looks at how compression across the syndesmosis affects ankle kinematics

  • Leong,NatalieL.,MD_solomicslide_recd040314

    Reconstructing the ACL

    Natalie L. Leong, MD 2014 DePuy Resident Research Project Grant | 2013 Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant

    OREF-funded study looks at a novel tissue-engineered graft

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