Scoliosis Research Society
SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

Scoliosis Research Society Announces Fall 2016 Research Grants Recipients

October 7, 2016

Contact: Tressa Goulding, Scoliosis Research Society
Phone: 414-289-9107 Email:

Scoliosis Research Society Announces Fall 2016 Research Grants Recipients

Milwaukee, WI (October 7, 2016) – Research and Education remain the principle lifeline of our society. The Research Grant Committee received 20 grant applications in the spring cycle (April 1, 2016) that were reviewed and considered for funding. The committee consists of 26 members who each reviewed approximately six to seven grants for a designated team.

This spring the research grant committee awarded the following grants totaling $70,000.00:

Title of Project

Pr. Inv/Co Inv.

Amount Requested

Type of Grant

Amt. Approved

Biomechanical in vitro comparison of pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) and anterior column release (ACR) for severe sagittal imbalance correction

Dr. Luigi La Barbera


SRS-Globus NI


3D modeling for magnetically controlled growing rods

Dr. Jason Pui Yin Cheung


SRS-Globus NI


Use of Ultrasonic Bone Scalpel in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis - Randomized Clinical Trial

Dr. Sumeet Garg


SRS-Globus NI


The Ultimate Patient Reported Outcome: Validation of the Patient Generated Index (PGI), Risk Aversion (RA) and Decision Regret (DR) Questionnaires in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)

Dr. Baron S. Lonner


SRS-Globus SI




















The new application cycle has opened for the fall cycle and will close October 1, 2016. 

For more information on SRS Research Grant, visit

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.


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