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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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In The News

  • Final program ready
    Final program ready
  • 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

  • Invited Guest Speaker – James H. Stock: The Macroeconomics of Climate Change
    Invited Guest Speaker – James H. Stock: The Macroeconomics of Climate Change

    James H. Stock, Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability, Harvard University; Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; and member of the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School.

    When:  May 12 at 11:30 – 12:15

    See the full program here.

  • Covid-19: How Science Bent to Politics
    Covid-19: How Science Bent to Politics

    The Harry Farfan Presidential Lecture will be presented by Nicole Saphier, best-selling author, senior medical contributor, Fox News and Director of Breast Imaging at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    When: May 11 at 11:40 – 12:20M

    See the full program here.

  • News in the meeting program
    News in the meeting program

    ISSLS – ORS Spine Section:  Artificial Intelligence-Based Spine Care and Research: Current Technology and Future Developments
    Chair: Morgan Giers and Dino Samartzis
    Tuesday May 10, 16:30-17:10

    Read more here and see full program

All News

  • ISSLS 2022 Annual Meeting to be held at Boston, USA

    The ISSLS Annual Meeting 2022 will be held from May 9 - 13, 2022 in Boston. Local hosts are James Kang and Andrew Schoenfeld

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  • Spineweek 2023 ISSLS 47th Annual Meeting

    The Spineweek meeting in 2020 in Melbourne, Australia that was postponed due to the pandemic will instead be held in 2023 website

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  • 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.

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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