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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

  • The dates for the 2025 meeting in Atlanta, GA, USA is now decided
    The dates for the 2025 meeting in Atlanta, GA, USA is now decided

    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

  • ISSLS Prize Winners 2023

    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 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

    here

  • 2023 ISSLS Clinical Travelling Fellowship – sponsored by Nippon Zoki

    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

    here

  • 2023 ISSLS Young Investigator Travel Grant – sponsored by Nippon Zoki

    The 2023 ISSLS Young Investigator Travel Grant, sponsored by Nippon Zoki, is now open for applications. The closing date is January 15, 2023 (23:59/11:59pm Hawaii time). Full details on how to apply can be found

    here

  • Spineweek 2023 – Abstract submission is now closed
    Spineweek 2023 – Abstract submission is now closed

    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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  • 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.

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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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  • ISSLS Annual Meeting in 2025

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

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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