2018 Grants

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OTA 2018 Member Full Awarded Grants:

Title: Use of a Self-Directed Exercise Program (SDEP) Following Selected Lower Extremity Fractures: A randomized clinical trial
PI: Rachel Seymour, PHD
Co-PI: Michael Bosse, MD
Awarded Funds: $79,078 Funded by: OTA/Smith & Nephew

Title: The Impact of Residual Deformities on Outcome after Calcaneus Fractures
PI: Andrew Dodd, MD
Co-PI: Jeremy Kubik, MD
Awarded Funds: $34,950 Funded by: OTA

Title: A Prospective Randomized Trial of Nonoperative versus Operative Management of Patella Fractures in the Elderly
PI: Aaron Nauth, MD
Co-PI: Emil Schemitsch, MD
Awarded Funds: $79,320 Funded by: OTA

Title: Reversing the Negative Effects of Fluoxetine on Fracture Healing
PI: Philipp Leucht, MD
Co-PI: Rivka Ihejirika, MD
Awarded Funds: $50,000 Funded by: OTA

Title: The Use of Autologous Endothelial Progenitor Cells (EPCs) for Fracture Healing in a Large Animal Model: A Comparison with Iliac Crest Bone Grafting
PI: Aaron Nauth, MD
Co-PI: Emil Schemitsch, MD
Awarded Funds: $50,000 Funded by: OTA

Title: Biomechanical Optimization of the Far Cortical Locking Technique
PI: Emil H Schemitsch, MD
Co-PI: Radovan Zdero, PhD
Awarded Funds: $50,000 Funded by: OTA

Title: Perioperative Screening and Nutritional Supplementation in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients
PI: Nathan R Hendrickson MD, MS
Co-PI: Michael Willey, MD, J. Lawrence Marsh, MD, Luis Garcia, MD, Matthew Karam,
MD, Natalie Glass, PhD
Awarded Funds: $75,984
Funded by: AAOS/OTA

Title: Effect of Silver or Bleach Irrigation Solution on Prevention of Infection Following Open Tibia Fractures: A Randomized Controlled Trial
PI: Samuel Hailu, MD
Co-PI:
Awarded Funds: $50,000
Funded by: OTA/Citieffe/Smith & Nephew International
 

OTA 2018 Resident Awarded Grants:

Grant Title:  Engineered Approaches for Muscle Repair to Promote Concurrent Bone Regeneration
Principal Investigator:  Augustine Mark Saiz, Jr., M.D.
Co-Investigator:  Kent Leach, MD, Mark Lee, MD
Amount Funded: $20,000
Grant Funded by:  OTA/DePuy                       

Grant Title: Identifying Optimal Soft Tissue Coverage for Masquelet Bone Grafting Technique
Principal Investigator: Karan Shaileshkumar Patel, MD
Co-Investigator: Philipp Leucht, MD
Amount Funded: $20,000
Grant Funded by: OTA/FOT

Grant Title: Effect of Peri-articular Hardware on Peak Contact Pressures across the Knee Joint
Principal Investigator: Michelle Gosselin, BS, MD 
Co-Investigator: Anna Miller, MD
Amount Funded: $20,000
Grant Funded by:  OTA/DePuy

Grant Title: The Effect of Marijauna Smoke Inhalation on Fracture Healing
Principal Investigator:  Bennet Arthur Butler, MD
Co-Investigator: Michael Stover, MD
Amount Funded: $16,650
Grant Funded by:  OTA/FOT

Grant Title:  A Biomechanical Study Comparing Dual Mini Fragment Plating of Clavicle Fractures with Superior Pre-contoured Plating
Principal Investigator: Daryl Brian Dillman, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator:  Andrew Trenholm, MD
Amount Funded: $8,711
Grant Funded by:  OTA/FOT


Grant Title: Heterotopic Ossification in a Murine Model of Lower Extremity Blast Injury

Principal Investigator: Peter Mittwede, MD PhD
Co-Investigator:  Gele Moloney, MD, Patrick Maher, MD, Peter Alexander, MD
Amount Funded: $ 20,000
Grant Funded by: OTA/Zimmer-Biomet

Grant Title: Effects of Perioperative Handling on the Viability and Osteogenic Potential of Bone Graft and Bone Marrow Aspirate    
Principal Investigator: Karan Shaileshkumar Patel, MD
Co-Investigator: Philipp Leucht, MD                                         
Amount Funded: $ 20,000
Grant Funded by: OTA/Zimmer-Biomet

Grant Title: Targeting Fracture Healing with Boron Derivative Implants 
Principal Investigator: Susan Mengxiao Ge, MD, C.M.
Co-Investigator: Edward Harvey, MD, Geraldine Merle, MD           
Amount Funded: $ 20,000
Grant Funded by: OTA

Grant Title: Does Soft Tissue Perfusion Improve from Time of Injury to Delayed Fixation in High Risk Tibial Plafond Fractures?   
Principal Investigator: Aresh Sepehri, BSc MD
Co-Investigator: Gerard Slobogean, MD, Raymond Pensy, MD, Robert O'Toole, MD
Amount Funded: $ 20,000/Zimmer-Biomet
Grant Funded by: OTA

Grant Title: Bone Morphogenetic Protein vs Platelet-Derived Growth Factor for the Enhancement of Fracture Healing: a Comparison Using Clinically Relevant Carriers in a Small Animal Model  
Principal Investigator: Hilary Anna Felice, MD, MSc
Co-Investigator: Aaron Nauth, MD                                                                                    
Amount Funded: $ 20,000
Grant Funded by: OTA