September 19, 2019
Contact: Tressa Goulding, Scoliosis Research Society
Scoliosis Research Society Announces Biedermann Innovation Award
Milwaukee, WI (September 19, 2019) – The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) has partnered with Lutz Biedermann to offer a new award recognizing innovation in the field of spinal deformity.
The Lutz Biedermann Innovation Award has been 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 will be reviewed and selected by the SRS Research Grants Committee. Exact details on the application process to be released by the end of 2019. The winner will be presented the award during the Opening Ceremonies of the SRS Annual Meeting by the current SRS President and a member of the Biedermann family. The award includes $50,000 in funding to be used in completing the submitted research proposal.
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.