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2023 ISSLS Clinical Travelling Fellowship

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.

Howard An wins 2023 Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award

Howard An wins 2023 Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award

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.

2023 ISSLS Research Grant Award Winners

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.

What is the ISSLS Prize?

What is the ISSLS Prize?

Whatch the video about the ISSLS Prize and hear from some past winners, watch this video

NoticeBoard

NoticeBoard

Visit our NoticeBoard to find more information about:

  • Spine Phenotypes – Edited by Dino Samartzis, Jaro Karppinen and Frances M.K. Williams
  • How High is Up? The 2022 ISSLS Spinal Treatment Outcomes Survey and Recommendations for the Future
  • Talking Back – How to Overcome Chronic Back Pain by Rowland Hazard

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

The dates for the 2025 meeting in Atlanta, GA, USA have now been decided

The dates for the 2025 meeting in Atlanta, GA, USA have now been decided

We are pleased to inform you that the dates have been 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 the 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.

Closing date: 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.

Closing date: February 28, 2023 (23:59/11:59pm Hawaii time)

Full details on how to apply can be found here