2023 Grants

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OTA 2023 MEMBER FULL GRANTS:

Title: A pilot randomized controlled trial comparing arthroplasty versus internal fixation for minimally displaced femoral neck fractures
Principal Investigator: Gerard P Slobogean, MD, MPH, FRCSC
Co-Investigator: Sheila Sprague
Awarded Funds: $80,000      
Funded by: The AirCast Foundation
Grant Type: Clinical           

Title: pDIFFIR: Geriatric Periprosthetic DIstal Femur FIxation versus Replacement – A Randomized Controlled Trial of Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) versus Distal Femoral Replacement (DFR)
Principal Investigator: Jesse Isaac Wolfstadt, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Co-Investigator: Khoshbin Amir, Emil Schemitsch, Luana Melo, Bruno da Costa, Amit Atrey, David Backstein
Awarded Funds: $79,880
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical 

Title:   Optical Imaging to Optimize Surgical Debridement after Acute Compartment Syndrome
Principal Investigator: Ida Leah Gitajn, MD
Co-Investigator: Shudong Jiang
Awarded Funds: $79,773
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical           

Title: Identifying and Treating Depression in the Orthopaedic Trauma Population
Principal Investigator: Meghan Kusper Wally, PhD
Co-Investigator: Joseph Hsu
Awarded Funds: $79,958
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical           

Title: Timely Hip Fracture Care Pathway Implementation: A Feasibility Study
Principal Investigator: Prism Schneider, MD, PHD, FRCSC

Co-Investigator: Leslie Skeith
Awarded Funds: $ 65,640
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical

INTERNATIONAL GRANT:
Title: (Cost-)effectiveness of permissive weight bearing in surgically treated trauma patients with Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures- a multicenter, randomized controlled trial   
Principal Investigator:
Co-Investigator: Martijn Poeze, MD
Awarded Funds: $20,000
Funded by: OTA
Country: Netherlands

OTA/AO TNA JOINT GRANT:
Title: Evaluation of Intramuscular pH, Muscle Histology & Gene Expression in a Traumatic Tibia Fracture-Compartment Syndrome Porcine Model – A Multicenter Collaboration
Principal Investigator: Zachary Mark Working, MD
Co-Investigator: Justin Haller
Awarded Funds: $100,000
Funded by: OTA $50,000 and AO TNA $50,000

OTA 2023 RESIDENT AWARDED GRANTS:
Title: A novel antibiotic to reduce fracture-related infection in a murine model                                 
Principal Investigator: Joash Suryavanshi, MD
Co-Investigator: Edward Greenfield, Roman Natoli  
Awarded Funds: $19,968
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$9,968

Title: Pilot RCT of Mindfulness Intervention in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients
Principal Investigator: Luke Myhre, MD
Co-Investigator: Lucas Marchand                 
Awarded Funds: $19,432
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$9,432

Title: Evaluation of Fetuin (α2-HS glycoprotein) for Heterotopic Ossification Prophylaxis in a Rat Model
Principal Investigator: Conor McCarthy, MD
Co-Investigator: Benjamin Potter, Thomas Davis     
Awarded Funds: $ 20,000                                         
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$10,000

Title: Percutaneous sacral screw fixation for operative treatment of geriatric lateral compression 1 pelvic fracture – a randomized controlled trial                                        
Principal Investigator: Ilexa Rae Flagstad, MD
Co-Investigator: Mai Nguyen                         
Awarded Funds: $ 19,888
Funded by: The AirCast Foundation

Title: The Prevention of Systemic Bone Loss and Fractures Following Severe Burn Injuries
Principal Investigator: Patrick Martin Wise, MD
Co-Investigator: Blaine Christiansen, Mark Lee, Tina Palmieri        
Awarded Funds: $ 20,000
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$10,000

Title: PTOA vs. OA: Is there a difference in gene expression for total knee arthroplasty patients?
Principal Investigator: Joshua Daryoush, MD
Co-Investigator: Justin Haller
Awarded Funds: $20,000
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$10,000

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