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OTA 2024 MEMBER FULL GRANTS:

    

Title: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Flap Coverage Within 72 hours Versus Standard of Care in Type IIIB Lower Extremity Open Fractures
Principal Investigator: Lily Mundy, MD
Co-Investigator: Mark Gage, MD
Awarded Funds: $79,999
Funded by: The AirCast Foundation
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: Does Nutrition Supplementation Improve Muscle Physiology in Older Adults with Hip Fracture?
Principal Investigator: Michael Willey, MD
Co-Investigator: 
Awarded Funds: $80,000
Funded by: DePuy Synthes/$8,000
Funded by: OTA/$72,000
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: IA Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Internal Fixation Versus Nonoperative Care of LC1 Pelvic Fragility Fractures Using Pelvic Binder Stress Radiography  
Principal Investigator: Joseph Patterson, MD
Co-Investigator: 
Awarded Funds: $80,000
Funded by: SI-Bone, Inc./$5,000
Funded by: OTA/$75,000
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: Human Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Bone Healing 
Principal Investigator: Aaron Nauth, MD
Co-Investigator: Emil Schemitsch, MD, FIOTA
Awarded Funds: $49,994
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Basic

Title: Single vs. Dual Implant Fixation for Distal Femur Fractures in Older or Compromised Adults: A Preliminary Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial
Principal Investigator: Emil Schemitsch, MD, FIOTA
Co-Investigator: Aaron Nauth, MD
Awarded Funds: $79,400
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: Post-surgical Outcomes with Anabolic Agent Use in High-risk Ankle Fractures
Principal Investigator: Prism Schneider, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Co-Investigator: Paul Duffy, MD
Awarded Funds: $80,000
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: Does Operative Management of Fragility Fractures of the Pelvic Ring Improve Patient Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Aresh Sepehri, MD
Co-Investigator: Gerard Slobogean, MD, MPH
Awarded Funds: $79,125
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: Characterization of Human Skeletal Stem Cells in Long Bone Fractures: A Prospective, Multicenter Pilot Study
Principal Investigator: Augustine Saiz, MD
Co-Investigator: Thomas Ambrosi, BS
Awarded Funds: $50,000
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Basic

OTA INTERNATIONAL GRANT:

Title: Use of Antibiotics-Cement Coated Plate in the Treatment of Gustilo-Anderson Type III Long Bone Fractures in Low- and Middle-Income Countries vs External Fixation: A Randomized Control Trial
Principal Investigator: Oluwasegun Aremu
Co-Investigator: Olugboyega Oyewole, Olayinka Oyewole, Adeleke Ifesanya 
Awarded Funds: $15,379
Funded by: OTA
Country: Nigeria

OTA 2024 RESIDENT AWARDED GRANTS:

Title: The Effect of Proximal Humerus Malunion on Glenhumeral Kinematics                               
Principal Investigator: Stephen Ryan Chen, MD
Co-Investigator: Gele Moloney and William Anderst 
Awarded Funds: $20,000
Funded by: Zimmer Biomet
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: The Role of Fracture Hematoma and Soft Callus in Bone Healing                           
Principal Investigator: Gregory Vincent Schimizzi, MD, PhD
Co-Investigator: William Ricci, Zhao Baohong
Awarded Funds: $19,994
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$9,994
Grant Type: Basic

Title: A Cadaveric Study: Does Ankle Positioning Impact the Quality of Anatomic Syndesmosis Reduction
Principal Investigator: Mark R. Nazal, MD
Co-Investigator: Arun Aneja
Awarded Funds: $19,997
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$9,997
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: A Novel Antibiotic to Reduce Fracture-Related Infection in a Murine Model
Principal Investigator: Nicolas Tucker, MD
Co-Investigator: Tu Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS
Awarded Funds: $3,542
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: Exploring the Impact of Preoperative Antibiotic Administration on Infection Control and  Culture Positivity in Musculoskeletal Infections: A Preclinical Investigation                        
Principal Investigator: Lauren Luther, MD
Co-Investigator: William Obremskey, MD, MPH, FIOTA
Awarded Funds: $19,685
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$9,685
Grant Type: Basic

Title: Title: Prospective Evaluation of the Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury on Long Bone Fracture Healing
Principal Investigator: Gareth Ryan, MD
Co-Investigator: Prism Schneider, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Awarded Funds: $20,000
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: OTA/$10,000
Grant Type: Clinical

Title: Does Anemia Impact Endochondral Ossification During Clinical Fracture Healing and Can Iron Therapy Provide Rescue? Blending of a Novel Serum Fracture Biomarker in Conjunction With an Established Randomized Controlled Trial                       
Principal Investigator: Catherine Hutchison, MD
Co-Investigator: Zachary Working, MD 
Awarded Funds: $20,000
Funded by: FOT/$10,000
Funded by: 3M/$5,000
Funded by: OTA/$5,000
Grant Type: Basic

Title: Investigation of Xenogeneic Endothelial Progenitor Cell Therapy for Fracture Healing – A Pilot Project
Principal Investigator: Matthew Raleigh, MD
Co-Investigator: Aaron Nauth, MD
Awarded Funds: $19,929.24
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Basic

Title: Enhancing fracture healing in a hindlimb-unloaded polytrauma mouse model using mesenchymal stem cells
Principal Investigator: Hannah Day, MD
Co-Investigator: Augustine Saiz, MD
Awarded Funds: $20,000
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Basic

Title: Consequences of anemia on fracture healing biology and callus strength in a murine model
Principal Investigator: Natasha McKibben, MD
Co-Investigator: Zachary Working, MD
Awarded Funds: $20,000
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Basic

Title: Are Apple Health Mobility Metrics Responsive to Changes in Activity Induced by Lower Extremity Fractures?
Principal Investigator: Brian Shear, MD
Co-Investigator: Nathan O'Hara, PhD, MHA
Awarded Funds: $20,000
Funded by: OTA
Grant Type: Clinical

OTA Young Investigator Grant:

Title: Inflammatory Effects of Polytrauma on MSC Fracture Healing                                          
Principal Investigator: Augustine Mark Saiz, Jr., M.D. 
Co-Investigator:  
Awarded Funds: $26,942
Funded by: OTA

OTA Patient Wellness Grant:

Title: Optimizing Fracture Clinics by Having Social Workers Provide Mental Health Support to Fracture Patients                               
Principal Investigator: Sheila Sprague
Co-Investigator:  Jonathan Bramson
Awarded Funds: $5,000
Funded by: OTA
 

Title: Multidisciplinary Peer Amputee Mentorship Programming                           
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Duckworth
Co-Investigator:  Elizabeth Schulwolf
Awarded Funds: $5,000
Funded by: OTA