Orthopaedic Research Society:
Advancing Spine Research Worldwide
About the Section
The section was launched in March 2015 at the ORS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada by the organizers of the Spine Research Interest Group (RIG) and the ORS. The Spine Research Section will play an important role in our diverse ORS community and to the future of patient care.
The mission is to represent the voice of spine research and sciences within the ORS community and beyond, and advance spine research and related sciences to improve patient care through basic, translational and clinical research.
The ORS Spine Section is a catalyst for the development of global innovative Spine specific teams that encompass a wide variety of professions and a culture of sharing ideas, time, resources, and results.
- To advance spine research and related sciences so as to improve patient care through basic, translational, and clinical research
- To provide leadership representing spine researchers in the Orthopaedic Research Society
The Section is committed to supporting professionals specializing in spine research and related sciences by:
- Providing a forum for education and research opportunities on the basic function and pathophysiology of the spine and its sub tissues
- Cultivating and providing leadership in promoting excellence and innovation in spine research
- Hosting activities and programs related to spine research
- Being the voice of spine research and related sciences to the entire ORS community
- Identifying research priorities which relate to spine research; basic, translational and clinical