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NEWS RELEASE | Scoliosis Research Society Announces Inaugural Biedermann Innovation Award Winner

NEWS RELEASE
September 10, 2020

Contact: Ashtin Neuschaefer, CAE, Scoliosis Research Society
Phone: 414-289-9107
Email: info@srs.org

Scoliosis Research Society Announces Inaugural Biedermann Innovation Award Winner

Milwaukee, WI (September 10, 2020) – During the 2019 SRS Annual Meeting in Montréal, Canada, the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) announced a new partnership with Lutz Biedermann to offer an award recognizing innovation in the field of spinal deformity.

The Lutz Biedermann Innovation Award is designed to support innovative research by a young clinical investigator in the field of spinal deformity. The award will be available to SRS members who are age 45 or younger at the time of the award. Award winners will have demonstrated clinical or translational research promise and will submit a research proposal designed to enhance innovation in spinal deformity treatment. All applications are reviewed and selected by the SRS Research Grants Committee.

SRS is pleased to announce the inaugural Biedermann Innovation Award Winner:

Kenny Kwan, BMBCh, FRCSEd(Orth), FHKCOS, FHKAM(Orth)
Effectiveness of Three-dimensional Correction During Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Prospective Randomised Clinical Trial of Rigo Chêneau Versus Boston-style Orthoses

The Scoliosis Research Society is a non-profit, professional organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel. Our primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and on funding/supporting research in spinal deformities. Founded in 1966, SRS has gained recognition as the world's premier spine deformity society. Please visit www.srs.org for further information.

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