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.
The abstracts submission system is now closed. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered.
For information about the meeting please visit https://www.spineweek.org/
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The 2023 ISSLS Research Grant, sponsored by Kaken Pharmaceutical Co Ltd and Seikagaku Corporation, 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
Professor Kiyoshi Kaneda passed away on October 9, 2022, at the age of 86 years. He was a member of ISSLS since 1981, and attended the annual meeting every year. He was President of ISSLS in 1996-1997, and received the ISSLS Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004. Read his full obituary by Masahiro Kanayama here
Read the editorial
by Rowland Hazard, published in Spine (October, 2022).
Call for nominations for ISSLS’ most prestigious recognition of the life’s work of an individual in the field of spinal research.
Closing date: December 15, 2022.
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
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