Research Award List

The 2019 Micro Grants were funded in part by a sponsorship from Medicrea, Inc.

DePuy Synthes Spine Research Grant

Year Grant Recipient Title
2015 James Barsi, MD
Res. Fdn. State Univ. of NY at Stony Brook
Fiber Optic Detection of Spinal Ischemia During Vertebral Column Distraction
2014 Siram Balasubramanian, PhD
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Effects of Spinal Fusion & Instrumentation of Rib Position, Costovertebral Joint Geometry & Vertebral Morphology in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
2013 W Timothy Ward, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Long-term Follow-up of Untreated Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis patients with Curves above Forty Degrees
2012 Todd Kilbaugh, MD
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Skeletal Muscle & Plasma Concentrations of Cefazolin During Complex Pediatric Spinal Surgeries
2011 Diana A Glaser, PhD
Children's Specialist Foundation, San Diego, CA
Reconstruction Accuracy Against Qualntify Segmental Vertebral derotation Achieved Using Various Screw-rod Constructs
2010 Peter O Newton, MD
Rady Children's Hosptial of San Diego
Three-dimensional Analysis of the Deformation and Corrective Forces in the Spinal Rods for Scoliosis Correction
2009 Charles Johnston, MD
TX Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Reversal of Sociosis Produced by Nurocentral Synchondrosis Screws by a Flexible Tether
2008 Yukio Nakamura, MD
Children's Hospital of Boston
Identifying Genes that Cause Congenital Vertabral Malformations