JOR:  This Week’s Editor’s Pick!

The Journal of Orthopaedic Research (JOR) is the official journal of the ORS. Each week, the Editor of the JOR select various articles to highlight in the online member newsletter ORS Connect. This week’s Editor’s Pick article from the November issue is:

Genipin crosslinking of cartilage enhances resistance to biochemical degradation and mechanical wear

Volume 33, Issue 11, pages 1571–1579, November 2015

This article will only be open for a limited amount of time.


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ORS 2016: Call for Late Breaking Abstracts

Your work can still be a part of the ORS 2016 Annual Meeting! The ORS Program Committee invites submissions on ground-breaking, innovative scientific research on musculoskeletal disease.

Abstract submission must be of truly late-breaking scientific research for which no preliminary data was available at the time of the August 31, 2015 abstract deadline.

The deadline to submit a Late Breaking Abstract is December 17, 2015!

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ORS 2016 Annual Meeting: Registration Now Open!

Poster Walking TourThe ORS Annual Meeting attracts over 3,000 attendees with an interest in orthopaedic research including clinicians, surgeons, residents, veterinarians, basic scientists, and engineers who present the latest innovative and cutting-edge musculoskeletal research.

Take a look at the Annual Meeting schedule for a list of workshops, spotlight speakers, Professional Advancement Sessions, mentoring programs, and more.

Register today!

Vote, Submit, Confirm!

The online voting for the ORS 2016 elections is now open.The deadline to vote is December 14, 2015. All elected positions and candidate information is available online.

All ORS members received an email with the subject line: ORS 2016 Election – Invitation to Vote

If you did not receive your email, please contact Matt Zuleg at

Important Information:

  1. You may vote at anytime up until December 14, 2015.
  2. After you start voting you may stop and return at anytime up until December 14, 2015
  3. When you are completely finished voting you must “Submit” your vote.
  4. After submitting, you will receive an email requesting that you Confirm your vote by clicking the link provided. Clicking on this link in the email completes the voting process, and counts your vote. If you do not respond to the confirmation email, your vote will not count.




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