Return to Play Clinical Research Winners 

2019 Winner
Mark V. Paterno, PT, PhD (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center)
Validation of an Evidence-Based Return To Sport Decision Tool After ACL Reconstruction

2018 Winner
Kristin Archer, PT, PHD, DPT ( Vanderbilt University Medical Center) 
“Improving ACL Reconstruction Return To Play Outcomes Through Psychologically Informed Rehabilitation


Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grant Winners

2018 Winner

Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD (Cedars Sinai Medical Center)
“Revisiting the Vascularity and Stem Cell Population of the Meniscal Avascular Zone Using 3D Imaging Technique”


2017 Winner
Brian Lewis, MD (Duke University)
“In-vivo Evaluation of Femoroacetabular Cartilage Strain”

2016 Winner
Alan Zhang, MD (UCSF)
“Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Femoroacetabular Impingement of the Hip”  

2015 Winner
Thomas Kremen, MD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)  
“Novel in vivo Nuclear Imaging of Stem Cells in Tendon Regeneration”   
 

Sandy Kirkley Clinical Outcome Research Grant Winners

2019 Winner

Andrew J. Sheean, MD (San Antonio Military Medical Center)
Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) for Post-Operative Rehabilitation Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction with Quadriceps Tendon Autograft: A Randomized Controlled Trial”


2018 Winner

Nikhil Verma, MD (Rush University Medical Center)
“Patient Outcomes Collection: How Can We Do Better? A Randomized Trial to Determine Factors Which May Affect Patient Compliance”


2017 Winner
Richard C. Mather, III, MD (Duke University)
“Using Social Incentives to Increase Response Rate to Routine Patient Reported Outcome Measurement after Episodic Healthcare Interventions”


2016 Winner
Jason Dragoo, MD (Stanford)
“Autologous Stem Cell Application versus Microfracture for the Treatment of Isolated Cartilage Defects”


2015 Winner
Clare Ardern, PhD (La Trobe University) 
“Development and Trial of a Web-based Toolkit to Facilitate the Return to Sport Transition After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction” 

 

Osteoarthritis Grant Winners 

2019 Winner

Camila B. Carballo, PT, PhD (Hospital for Special Surgery)
“Mechanical Loading Effects in OA Progression Following ACL Reconstruction: Assessment of Synovial Cells Activation”


2017 Winner
Li Zeng, PhD (Tufts University)
“Investigating Early Changes of The Joint Environment in Injury-Induced Osteoarthritis Progression”


2016 Winner
Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD (University of Colorado - Denver) 
“Cartilage Repair with Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) Delivered In A Novel Chondroitin Sulfate/Polyethylene Glycol Hydrogel in an Equine Animal Model” 


2015 Winner
Blaine Christiansen, PhD  (University of California, Davis)
“Inhibition of Cathepsin K for Preventing Osteoarthritis Following Non-Invasive ACL Rupture in Mice”