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.
After more than three years of travel restrictions, ISSLS is extremely pleased to announce the resumption of the Clinical Travelling Fellowship, sponsored by Nippon Zoki.
Congratulations to this year’s winner, Dr Hong-Jae Lee of South Korea. Dr Lee will visit Professor James Kang, of Boston, USA to undertake his Fellowship
Learn more about the Clinical Travelling Fellowship here.
Congratulations to Howard An, who has won the prestigious ISSLS Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was announced at the ISSLS Fellowship Awards Ceremony, during Spineweek in Melbourne, Australia, May 1-5, 2023.
Read Professor An’s bio in Spine Journal here.
View his acceptance speech here.
Congratulations to Stefan Dudli and Fabio Galbusera who have won, respectively, the Basic Science Research Grant (sponsored by Seikagaku Corporation and Kaken Pharmaceutical) and the Clinical Science Research Grant (sponsored by Medtronic). The awards were announced at the ISSLS Fellowship Awards Ceremony, during Spineweek in Melbourne, Australia, May 1-5, 2023.
Learn more about the Basic Science Research Grant here.
Learn more about the Clinical Science Research Grant here.
Whatch the video about the ISSLS Prize and hear from some past winners, watch this video
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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
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
ISSLS Annual Meeting in 2026
The 52nd ISSLS Annual Meeting will be held in Cape Town, South Africa