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Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

SRS Research Grant Outcome Symposium

 March 6, 2021

09:00-11:00 ET US/ 15:00-17:00 CET/ 22:00-24:00 CST China

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Symposium Description

This virtual symposium will provide highlights of completed and on-going SRS grant funded research projects. There will be live presentations by research project Principal Investigators and Co-Investigators, with extensive opportunities for discussion and audience Q&A. A brief information session on existing SRS Grants will spotlight the diverse funding possibilities available.

Target Audience

Orthopaedic and neurosurgeons, residents, fellows, advanced practice providers, therapists, nurses and those who have an interest and are involved in spinal deformity management and treatment research.


The SRS Research Grant Outcome Symposium will be presented in English.


Free to attend. Click to register


No CME will be offered for this Symposium.

Preliminary Agenda

Moderators: René M. Castelein, MD, PhD & Douglas C. Burton, MD

Welcome & Introduction
René M. Castelein, MD, PhD

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

Prediction of curve progression in idiopathic scoliosis without treatment
Stefano Negrini, MD

The Spinal Balance Score: A novel linear and unidimensional patient-reported outcome measure for adult spinal deformity
Dominique A. Rothenfluh, MD, PhD

SRS Research Grants and Selection Process
Virginie Lafage, PhD

Growth of the Spine in Children - A Longitudinal, Prospective Investigation
James O. Sanders, MD

Lung microstructure in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis before and after posterior spinal fusion
Brian M. Varisco, MD

Effects of vertebral body tethering on the discs, endplates and facet joints in AIS patients: A 2 year follow-up MRI study
Caglar Yilgor, MD

Concluding Remarks
Douglas C. Burton, MD

Tentative, subject to change