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Deadline for applications for the 2023 ISSLS Prize is October 15, 2022

ISSLS is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2023 ISSLS Prize.  Follow the instructions below and be sure to send your application to both the European Spine Journal and ISSLS 

The ISSLS Prize program, sponsored by European Spine Journal, comprises three awards. Prizes are awarded competitively, on the basis of scientific merit, in one or more of the following areas:

  • Basic science
  • Bioengineering science
  • Clinical science.

Papers submitted for the ISSLS Prize Competition must be original, full article manuscripts, not previously published or submitted for publication. All manuscripts submitted for the ISSLS Prize Competition will be considered for publication in the European Spine Journal, following the regular review process for this journal.  The ISSLS Prize winning manuscripts will be guaranteed publication in the European Spine Journal

The Manuscript
The manuscript, written in English, should be in the form of a complete original article, including references, illustrations, tables etc. It should be submitted to the European Spine Journal in accordance with the instructions for online submission, which can be found here: 

The manuscript must be submitted to:

One of the authors is required, at their own expense, to attend the ISSLS Annual Meeting in Melbourne, Australia (Spineweek), to present the paper and receive the award.

Please note: Submitting a paper for the ISSLS Prize is not an automatic entry to the abstracts for the forthcoming annual ISSLS meeting. You must submit an abstract for the annual meeting in accordance with submission details announced by ISSLS prior to the meeting.

ISSLS Prize winners


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