Abstract Submission

ORS PSRS 5th International Spine Research Symposium will provide a forum for discussion of the latest research, medical innovations, and the most advanced scholarship in Spine Research. This symposium will foster a greater understanding of the clinical problems associated with degenerative disc disease and will highlight cutting-edge scientific research in areas of basic biology, epidemiology, disease mechanisms, biomechanics, tissue engineering, and imaging of the intervertebral disc.

The program will feature invited talks by several leading researchers with opportunities for new investigators, postdoctoral trainees, and graduate students to present their work in podium/poster sessions and to exchange ideas in an informal setting with experienced investigators at the forefront of their field.  

Abstract submission opens: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Abstract submission deadline: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Notifications sent to authors: Monday, August 28, 2019

Authors submitting to the ORS PSRS Meeting:
It is the expectation you will attend the meeting if accepted. Upon notification of acceptance of your abstract, you will be required to register for the meeting. The registration deadline is Friday, September 27. Participants are expected to stay through the entire meeting Monday through Thursday, departing Friday. 

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstracts are limited to one (1) page with figures and references included in the abstract. PDF FORMAT ONLY

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*ALL authors are required to complete and submit the mandatory disclosure, copyright and FDA forms. The link to the disclosure, copyright and FDA forms will be in the confirmation e-mail you receive after you submit your abstract and is also listed below. Please forward the link to ALL authors. 

PLEASE NOTE: Abstracts submitted to or presented the ORS PSRS 5th International Spine Research Symposium can also be submitted to the ORS 2020 Annual Meeting.

Abstract submission is now closed. Thank you for your submission!

ORS PSRS Travel Grants

Thanks to the generous support from our institutions, corporate partners, and NIH (NIAMS, NIBIB, and NIA) ORS PSRS will provide travel grants for the ORS PSRS Symposium.

Travel grant recipients must be ORS Spine Section members at the time of abstract submission. If you are interested in being a member of the ORS Spine Section please apply today by visiting https://ors.memberclicks.net/join-the-ors!