The mission of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient through provision of scientific forums and support for musculoskeletal research and education.
To that end, the organization is inviting applications for its OTA Member Full Research Grant. Through the program, grants will be awarded in support of research on any issue related to musculoskeletal trauma, including indications, utilization, and safety of local antibiotic delivery in orthopaedic trauma care; systemic and healing responses to musculoskeletal trauma in the elderly; and tissue (bone, muscle, tendon, ligament, cartilage) regeneration and repair after musculoskeletal trauma. Grants of up to $40,000 per year for up to two years will be awarded for clinical research; grants of up to $25,000 per year for up to two years will be awarded for basic research; and grants of up to $40,000 per year for up to two years will be awarded for directed topic research.
Pre-proposals are due January 13, 2020. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by mid-June 2020.
To be eligible, either the PI or co-PI must be an Active, Associate, Clinical or Research member of OTA in good standing. Research must be conducted in North America.
See the Orthopaedic Trauma Association website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.