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The ISSLS NoticeBoard keeps you informed about new books, research opportunities, positions vacant and other opportunities and information ISSLS members would like to share. All Notices will be relevant to ISSLS members and friends. If you are a member and have recently published a book that is related to the lumbar spine; if you’re involved in research activities and are recruiting trainees or interns; or maybe you have a position you’d like to fill, contact [javascript protected email address]. If it is suitable for promotion by ISSLS, we will help by publishing it here.

Schulthess Clinic, Zurich – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Spine 100%

The Schulthess Clinic’s Department of Teaching, Research and Development is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. For full details of this position and how to apply, click here or contact

Talking Back – How to Overcome Chronic Back Pain by Rowland G. Hazard

ISSLS member, Rowland Hazard’s book, Talking Back – How to Overcome Chronic Back Pain is now available for purchase on Amazon. Further Information can be found here.

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Low – Back Pain Research Opportunity to Enhance Diversity

The US National Institute of Health (NIH) is funding a research project, open to US citizens from diverse backgrounds. The Low Back Pain Research Study funding will support the work of high school students, undergraduates and graduate students and post-doctoral candidates.

Further information can be found here.

Coming Soon…

Spine Phenotypes Edited by Dino Samartzis, Jaro Karppinen and Frances M.K. Williams

Due for publication later in 2021, this comprehensive resource will be available at a 30% discount, with free global shipping. Further details can be found here. ISSLS would like to thank the editors, who are generously donating the royalties from this publication to the ISSLS Fundraising Campaign.


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