Accessibility Tools

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.

Read More

In The News

  • Abstracts now on the website
    Abstracts now on the website

    The abstract book is now published on our website

    The abstract book can be found here

  • Membership application is now open

    The criteria for becoming a member has changed and it is now easier to become a member. All information about how to apply can be found on the link below

    If you need help with getting in contact with members for sponsoring letters please contact:

    katarina.olinder@issls.org or fiona.strain@issls.org


    APPLY HERE

  • 2022 ISSLS Young Investigator Travel Grant Winners
    2022 ISSLS Young Investigator Travel Grant Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Young Investigator Travel Grant:

    Tamanna Rahman, Junho Song, Noah Bonnheim, Patrick Thornley, Pravesh Gadjradj, Samuel Rudisill
    Harold Salmons, Nishank Mehta, Avani Vaishnav, Dilip Chand Raja Soundararajan.

    See full details here

  • 2022 ISSLS Research Grant Winner

    We are pleased to announce Dr Frances Bach, from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, as the winner of the 2022 Research Grant. Congratulations on an outstanding submission titled: “The effect of notochordal extracellular vesicles on human and bovine nucleus pulposus explants”. We look forward to hearing her Progress Report in Melbourne next year.

    See full details here

  • Spine Phenotypes
    Spine Phenotypes

    ISSLS members, Dino Samartzis, Jaro Karppinen and Frances Williams will donate the royalties from sales of this book to ISSLS. To purchase at a 30% discount and receive free global shipping, enter code: BIOMED30 when ordering at www.elsevier.com

  • Women’s ISSLS

    Join us for the Women’s ISSLS Reception at the Yard House Restaurant, 2nd floor of the Boston Marriott Copley, Monday, May 9th from 4:00-5:30 pm. (women only)
    Drinks and appetizers will be available along with great conversations, networking, and reuniting. No registration is required
    Welcome
    Christy Tomkins-Lane, Jeannie Bailey and Marit E Johnson

All News

  • 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.

    Read More

  • 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.

    Read More

  • ISSLS Annual Meeting in 2025

    The 51st ISSLS Annual Meeting will be held in Atlanta GA, USA

    Read More

Sponsors

With sincere appreciation, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine thanks the following companies for their sponsorship of the 48th ISSLS Annual Meeting in Boston, USA

ISSLS thanks the following exhibitors for their support at the 48th Annual Meeting in Boston, USA