Scoliosis Research Society
SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

NEWS RELEASE: Scoliosis Research Society Announces the Winners of the Russell A. Hibbs, John H. Moe & Louis A. Goldstein Awards

During the 57th Annual Meeting Stockholm, Sweden, the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) announced the winners of the Russell A. Hibbs, John H. Moe & Louis A. Goldstein Awards. Named after pioneers in scoliosis surgery, the awards are given to the best basic research and best clinical research papers.

For the first time in the program history, all four winning papers are presented by women. This year’s winners are:

Russell A. Hibbs Best Basic Research Paper award: Variants In Collagen Homeostasis Genes Are Associated With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis | Carol A. Wise, PhD. Read the abstract for more details.

Russell A. Hibbs Best Clinical Research Paper award: Curve Progression And Health Related Quality Of Life (Hrqol) In Idiopathic Scoliosis: 40-Year Follow-Up From Diagnosis | Laerke Ragborg, MD  Review the abstract in our Final Program.

John H. Moe Best Basic Research Poster award: Transforming Electronic Health Records (Ehr) Of Scoliosis Patients Into Clinical Registries Using Natural Language Processing (Nlp) And Computer Vision Methods | A. Noelle Larson, MD. Read more in our Final Program.

Louis a. Goldstein Best Clinical Research Poster award: Pre-Operative Carbohydrate Drink For Early Recovery In Pediatric Spine Fusion: Randomized Control Trial | Jennifer M. Bauer, MD. Read more in our Final Program.

Nominees for the awards are selected by the Program Committee from the submitted abstracts for SRS Annual Meeting. The nominees are invited to submit their paper’s manuscript which is reviewed by the Program Committee. During the meeting, attendees vote for their favorite presentation via the SRS Annual Meeting app and the popular votes and manuscript scores are taken into consideration by the Program Committee, who select the final winners.

About Scoliosis Research Society

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 for further information. Also follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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