AOSSM / Sanofi Osteoarthritis Grant

AOSSM, in partnership with Sanofi, offers a research grant program to fund investigations related to early osteoarthritis (OA) and/or prevention of OA progression. This grant reflects the growing recognition of the importance of osteoarthritis within sports medicine and orthopaedics. The grant will be for $50,000 to support either a clinical research study or a lab/basic science project. Proposed studies need not relate specifically to sports injuries and should also have broad applicability to OA in the general population. Projects involving viscosupplementation will not be considered.
Applications will be reviewed for their potential impact on the field, the quality of study approach, and ability of investigator and site(s) to conduct and complete the proposed research. The Principal Investigator or at least one co-investigator on all applications must be an AOSSM member who has completed his or her training. It is expected that grantees will submit the results from their funded study to AOSSM for podium presentation and to AJSM for publication.
Deadline: January 1, 2018 at 8 PM PST
2018 award announcement will be made in July 2018

To begin the application process, please review the guidelines specific to this grant and complete all information as described. All information should be submitted in one pdf document to Kevin M. Boyer, MPH, AOSSM Director of Research.

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AOSSM gratefully acknowledges Sanofi for their support of this grant.