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Spineweek 2023 – abstract deadline October 15

Spineweek 2023 – abstract deadline October 15

The ISSLS Annual meeting 2023 combined with Spineweek will be held in Melbourne in May 1-5. Please note that the deadline is earlier than usual i.e. October 15. You can also already now register for the meeting. All information can be found here https://www.spineweek.org/

2023 ISSLS Prize for Lumbar Spine Research

The 2023 ISSLS Prize competition is now open for applications. The closing date is October 15, 2022. Full details of how to apply to can be found here

Spine Phenotypes

Spine Phenotypes

Congratulations to ISSLS members, Dino Samartzis, Jaro Karppinen and Frances Williams on the publication of the text book: Spine Phenotypes. As editors, they will generously donate their royalties on sales to ISSLS to support our fellowships and awards program. You can purchase Spine Phenotypes at a 30% discount and receive free global shipping, by entering the code: BIOMED30 at the checkout at www.elsevier.com

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

2022 ISSLS Young Investigator Travel Grant Winners

2022 ISSLS Young Investigator Travel Grant Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Young Investigator Travel Grant, who have received US$1,000 towards their travel and accommodation expenses to attend the Annual Meeting in Boston.
Tamanna Rahman, Junho Song, Noah Bonnheim, Patrick Thornley, Pravesh Gadjradj, Samuel Rudisill, Harold Salmons, Nishank Mehta, Avani Vaishnav, Dilip Chand Raja Soundararajan.

2022 ISSLS Research Grant Winner

We are pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Research Grant. Congratulations to Dr Frances Bach, from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, for her outstanding submission, titled: “The effect of notochordal extracellular vesicles on human and bovine nucleus pulposus explants”. Dr Bach receives US$20,000 towards her continued research and will present a progress report at the ISSLS meeting in Melbourne next year.

Women’s ISSLS

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

Day and time: Tuesday May 10 at 11:30-12:15

See the full program here.

Covid-19: How Science Bent to Politics

Covid-19: How Science Bent to Politics

This year’s Harry Farfan Presidential Lecture will be presented by Nicole Saphier, best selling author, senior medical contributor on Fox News and Director of Breast Imaging at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, amongst other prominent roles

Day and time: Wednesday May 11 at 11:40 – 12:20

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

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