Research Award List

POSNA Research Grant

Year Grant Recipient Title
2024 Nina Lightdale-Miric, MD
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Evaluating Adaptive Rock Climbing on Children with Upper Limb Differences
2024 Todd Milbrandt, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Development of AI Tool to Predict the Need for MRI in Scoliosis
2023 Allen Kadado, MD
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Sensitivity, Specificity, and Accuracy of Dynamic Spinal Cord Mapping
2023 Richard Schwend, MD
The Children’s Mercy Hospital
Why Do Patients with SCFE Have Increased Mortality and Morbidity?
2023 Alex Arkader, MD
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Genetic Profiling in Multiple Hereditary Exostosis
2022 Carol A. Wise, PhD
Scottish Rite for Children, Dallas, TX
In Vivo Analysis of Pathologic Cells from NF1 Patient Pseudarthroses
2022 Chi Ma, PhD
Scottish Rite for Children, Dallas, TX
Uncovering the Efficacy of Stem Cell Therapy for Pediatric Osteonecrosis
2022 Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Development of a Preseason Injury Risk Calculator for Adolescent Athletes
2022 Maryse Bouchard, MD, FRCSC
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Accelerating the Learning Curve in Pediatric MSK Radiograph Interpretation
2021 Jonathan Rios, MD
Scottish Rite for Children, Texas
Novel mouse models of osteofibrous dysplasia and pseudarthrosis
2021 Kishore Mulpuri, MD
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Observation vs bracing in dysplastic, stable hips in infants
2021 Jeffrey Martus, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee
Pain Control in Infants Undergoing Tendoachilles Lengthening for Clubfoot
2021 Henry B Ellis Jr., MD
Scottish Rite for Children, Texas
Compliance and biomechanical efficacy of unloader brace for stable OCD
2020 Jason Howard, MD
Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children
Muscle Stiffness in Cerebral Palsy: The Effect of Botulinum Toxin
2020 Yinshi Ren, PhD; Harry Kim, MD, CoPI
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas
Determining the Effect of Obesity on Necrotic Bone Healing in Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
2020 Jennifer Laine, MD
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, St. Paul, MN
Development of a Minimally Invasive Model of Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
2020 Kristen Tulchin-Francis, PhD
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas
Outcomes of Amputation or Limb Reconstruction in Severe Fibular Deficiency
2019 Roger Cornwall, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Research Foundation
Proteasome Inhibition for Contracture Prevention in NBPI
2019 Charles Johnston, MD
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Thoracic volume expansion by ventral directed costo-sternoplasty
2019 Todd Milbrandt, MD
Mayo Clinic
Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering vs. Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis
2019 David Podeszwa, MD
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital
Are patients as active as they say: Subjective/objective activity measures
2018 Jay Albright, MD
Univeristy of Colorado, Denver
Prevention of Post Traumatic Osteoarthritis in an Animal Model with Post-traumatic Injection of a Chondroprotective Agent
2018 Raymond Liu, MD
Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH
Risk of Distal Femoral Physeal Arrest Following Intramedullary Rod Removal & Fat Grafting
2018 Daniel Sucato, MD
TSRH, Dallas
Functional and Gait Outcomes of Hip Preservation Surgery in Adolescents with Femoroacetabular Impingement/Acetabular Dysplasia at 5 to 10 Year Follow-up
2018 Lindsay Andras, MD
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Prospective Randomized Study Comparing Functional Bracing vs Hip Spica Cast in Pediatric Femur Fractures
2017 Matthew Dobbs, MD
Washington Univeristy, St. Louis, MO
Improving Variant Interpretation of Aortic Aneurysm Disease Genes
2017 Unni Narayanan, MD
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Measuring Priorities and Goals of Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to Develop a Meaningful Patient Reported Outcome Measure
2017 Michael Aiona, MD
Shriners Hospital for Children, Portland, OR
Measuring the Impact of Orthpedic Surgery on Community Participation in CP with GPS
2016 Coleen S. Sabatini, MD
University of California-S.F./UBC Makerere University School Of Public Health (Kobusingye)
Post-injection Injury in Ugandan Children: Prevalence, Risk Factors, Surgical Outcomes
2016 Shital N. Parikh, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
JUPITER (Justify Patellar Instability Treatment by Early Results)
2016 Matthew E. Oetgen, MD
Children's Research Institute at Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
3D Printed Highly Functional Implants for Osetochondral Repair & Bone/Cartilage Regrowth
2015 Unni G Narayanan, MBBS - Clinical Research
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Hosp & Hosp for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
Validation of the Gait Outcomes Assessment List (GOAL) Questionnaire
2015 Matthew Milewski, MD - Clinical Research
Connecticut Childrens Med. Ctr.
Return to Play and Mid-Term Assessment of Asymmetries Using 3D Motion Analysis Post ACL Reconstruction in Adolescents
2015 Kerwyn C Jones, MD - Basic Science
Childrens Hospital Med Ctr of Akron, OH
Dynamic Analysis of Anatomical Parameters that Limit the Effectiveness of MPFL Reconstruction in Pediatric Patellar Instability
2014 Joseph Janicki, MD - Clinical
Lurie Childrens Hospital, Chicago
Evaluation of the Necessity of Operative Irrigation & Debridgement: Pediatric Randomized Trial of Type One Open Fractures (PROOF Study)
2014 Lewis E Zionts, MD - Clinical
Orthopaedic Institute for Children, Los Angeles
The Objetive Determination of Compliance with the Use of Post-corrective Braces in the Treatment of Infants with Idopathic Clubfoot
2014 Shawn Gilbert, MD - Basic Sci.
University of AL, Birmingham
Effects of Obesity on the Physis
2013 Jonathan J Rios, PhD
TX Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas
Genome-wide Approach to Genetic Causes of Congenital Pseudoarthrosis of the Tibia (CPT)
2012 Jonathan Schoenecker, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Staphylococcus Aureus Virulence Factor PVL: The Etiology of DVT in Children with Musculoskeletal Infections
2011 Todd Milbrantdt, MD
Kentucky Clinic, Lexington
Cell Enhanced Hybrid Hydrogel Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering to Regenerate a Native Physis
2010 Reggie C Hamdy, MD
Shriners Hosptial, Montreal, QC Canada
Long-term Radiological and Clinical Effects of Botulinum Toxin-A on Muscle in Children Undergoing Limb Lengthening
2009 Laura Tosi, MD
Children's Research Institute, Washington, DC
Genetic Determinants of Peak Bone Mass in Males: A Genome-Wide Search
2008 Wentian Yang, MD, PhD
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence
Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Shp2 in Osteoclastogenesis and Bone Remodeling
2008 Isabelle Villemure, P.Eng, PhD
Research Ctr-CHU Sainte-Justine, Montreal
Comparative mechanobiological Response of Growth Plate Explants under Static and Dynamic Loading
2008 Matthew Dobbs, MD
St. Louis Children's Hospital, MO
Gene Discovery in Idiopathic Clubfoot
2007 Vishwas Talwalker, MD
Shriners Hospital for Children, Lexington, KY
Three-dimensional Morphological Analysis to Determine the Efficacy of Petrie Casting in Children with Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
2007 Jonathan Schoenecker, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt Univ. Med. Ctr., Nashville, TN
The Role of Protease Activated Receptors in Fracture Repair
2007 Ryan Goodwin, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Ohio
Evaluation of the SF-10 for Children in a Pediatric Orthopaedic Population
2007 Cathleen Raggio, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Identification of Skin Abnormalities in OI Patients by MR Imaging
2006 Mark Lee, MD
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence
Feasibility of Biologic Ephphysiodesis with Stroma Call-derived Fractor-1 in a Rabbit Model
2006 Joseph Vacanti, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Transplanting Autologous Bone Marrow Derived Stromal Osteoblasts into an Experimental Animal Model of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
2006 Unni Narayanan, MBBS,FRCPS
Functional Outcomes Following Orthopaedic Surgery Based on Gait Laboratory Versus Observational Gait Analysis in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial
2005 J Michael Wattenbarger, MD
Miller Orthopaedic Clinic, Charlotte, NC
Physeal Bar Formation in Physeal Fractures
2005 Michael Vitale, MD, MPH
Childrens Hospital of New York
Assessing Outcomes in Childrens with Neuromuscular Disease
2005 Arabella Leet, MD
Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
The Effect ofPamidronate on Bone Healing in the OIM Mouse Model of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Resubmission)
2004 Brad Bennett, PhD
KCRC, Charlottesville, VA
Determinants of Gait and Center of Mass Movement in Children with Cerebral Palsy
2004 Kenneth Noonan, MD
K4/734 Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI
Epidural Baclofen for Postoperative Lower Extremity pain and Muscle Spasm in Children with Cerebral Palsy
2004 Unni Narayanan, MD
Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, ON
Caregiver Priorities & Child Health Index of Life with Disabilities (CPCHILD): Development & Validation of a New Disease-specific Measure of Health Related Quality of Life in Children with Severe Disabilities Due to CP
2003 Joshua Hyman, MD
Childrens Hospital of New York
Impact of Pediatric Orhopaedic Injuries and Treatments on School Attendance
2003 Fred Dietz, MD
University of Iowa, Dept. of Ortho. Surgery
Treatment of Ustable Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
2003 Danielle Katz, MD
Children's Hospital of Boston
Does Two Hours per Day of Weight-bearing Improve Bone Mineral Density in Non-ambulatory Children?
2002 Ira Zaltz, MD
Cellular Mechanisms of Staple Epiphyseodesis and Recovery
2001 Peter Waters, MD
Multi-center Prospective Randomized Study of the Surgical treatment of Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
2001 Harry KW Kim, MD
Role of Biomechanical Properties in Development of Femoral Head Defomrity Following Ischemic Necrosis
2000 James Wright, MD
A Multi-center, randomized Clinical Trial, comparing Intralesional Methylprednisolone and Bone Marrow Injections for Treatment of Simple Bone Cysts
2000 Nancy Hadley-Miller, MD
Genetic Linkage Analysis and Fine Mapping of Familial Idiopathic Scoliosis
1999 Kit Song, MD
Children's Hospital Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Use of Polymerase Chian Reaction (PCR) for the Detection and Speciation of Bacterial Bone and Joint Infections in Children
1998 Mark F Abel, MD
Relationships Among Musculoskeletal Impairments & Functional Health Outcomes in Spastic CP: A Multi-center Evaluation
1998 Jose Morecuende, MD
Molecular Genetics of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
1996 Benjamin Alman, MD
Clubfoot Regulation of Contracture by Growth Factor Manipulation