Welcome to the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, bringing together individuals from across the globe for the purpose of research and clinical study into the lumbar spine. ISSLS serves as a forum for the exchange of information of both an investigative and clinical nature relating to low-back pain and disability.
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Congratulations ISSLS members, Dino Samartzis, Jaro Karppinen & Frances Williams on the publication of Spine Phenotypes. And THANK YOU for donating your royalties to ISSLS to support our fellowships & awards. Purchase Spine Phenotypes at a 30% discount and receive free global shipping. Enter BIOMED30 at the checkout at www.elsevier.com
We are pleased to inform you that the dates are decided for the meeting in Atlanta
Date: May 12-16, 2025
Venue: The Westin Buckhead hotel in Atlanta
Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 ISSLS Prize. Professor Helena Brisby (Chair) and the members of the ISSLS Prize Committee were once again impressed by the high quality of all submissions this year. The winning papers will be published in the European Spine Journal, along with the other accepted papers submitted for the 2023 ISSLS Prize. Full details of this year’s winners can be found here.
The 2023 ISSLS Clinical Science Research Grant, sponsored by Medtronic, is now open for applications. The closing date is February 28, 2023 (23:59/11:59pm Hawaii time). Full details on how to apply can be found
The 2023 ISSLS Clinical Travelling Fellowship, sponsored by Nippon Zoki, is now open for applications. The closing date is February 28, 2023 (23:59/11:59pm Hawaii time). Full details on how to apply can be found
Spineweek 2023 ISSLS 49th Annual Meeting
This is a combined meeting with Spineweek and will take place in Melbourne, Australia. Please note deadline for abstracts is October 15.
ISSLS Annual meeting in 2024
It is with great pleasure we can inform you that the ISSLS members voted yes hold to the 2024 annual meeting in Milan.
ISSLS Annual Meeting in 2025
The 51st ISSLS Annual Meeting will be held in Atlanta GA, USA