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OARSI Awards

Clinical Research Award  

The purpose of the OARSI Clinical Research Award is to promote advancement and recognize excellence in clinical research related to osteoarthritis. Research domains include, but are not limited to, areas such as epidemiology and health-services research, clinical outcomes, translational research, and therapeutics, encompassing all phases of research having clinical implications.  This research should have been conducted within the last five years. Nominees must be OARSI members in good standing.  Current Board members and previous recipients are not eligible. Self-nomination is not possible. Nominations should include letter of recommendation with impact statement (up to two letters of one page each) and CV (up to three pages).The winner will be acknowledged during the Opening  Ceremony at the World Congress. The winner will receive an honorarium and Congress registration. Nominations are due by February 1, 2023.

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Past Award Recipients:

Year Recipient Year Recipient
1990 Paul Dieppe, MD 2012

Michael Doherty, MD, MA, FRCP, ILTM

1992 Roland Moskowitz, MD 2013 Marie-Pierre Hellio Le Graverand-Gastineau, MD, DSc, PhD
1994 Stefan Lohmander, MD, PhD 2014 Ewa Roos, PT, PhD
1999 Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH
David Felson, MD, MPH
2015 Sita Bierma-Zienstra, PhD, S.M.A
2001 Roy Altman, MD 2016 Elena Losina, PhD
2005 Kenneth D. Brandt, MD 2017 Francis Berenbaum, MD, PhD
2006 Timothy Spector, MD, MScm, FRCP 2018 Ali Guermazi, MD, PhD
2007 Joanne Jordan, MD, MPH 2019 David Hunter, MD, PhD
2008 Michael Nevitt, PhD, MPH 2020 Gilliam Hawker, MD, MSc
2009 Leena Sharma, MD 2021 Virtual Meeting Phil Conaghan, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FRCP

2010

 

Felix Eckstein, MD 2022 Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD
2011 Martin Englund, MD, PhD    

Basic Science Research     

The purpose of the OARSI Basic Science Research Award is to promote advancement and recognize excellence in basic research in the field of osteoarthritis. Research targets include all areas of basic science with relevance to osteoarthritis.   This research should have been conducted within the last five years.  Nominees must be OARSI members in good standing.  Current Board members and previous recipients are not eligible. Self-nominations is not possible. Nominations should include letter of recommendation with impact statement (up to two letters of one page each) and CV (up to three pages). The winner will be acknowledged during the Opening Ceremony at the World Congress. The winner will receive an honorarium and Congress registration. Nominations are due by February 1, 2023.

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Past Award Recipients:

Year Recipient Year Recipient
1990 Tim Hardingham, BSc, PhD, DSc
Mike Baylis, PhD
2011 David Eyre, PhD
1992 Jean Pierre Pelletier, MD
Johanne Martel Pelletier, PhD
2012 Shiro Ikegawa, MD, PhD
1994 David Howell, MD
Fred Woessner,PhD
2013 Gerard Ateshian, PhD
1997 Chris Evans, PhD 2014 Richard Loeser, Jr., MD
1999 David Felson, MD, MPH 2015 Mary Goldring, PhD
2001 Wim van den Berg, PhD 2016 Farshid Guilak, PhD
2005 Sergio Jimenez, MD 2017 Francisco Blanco, MD, PhD
2006 Hiroshi Kawaguchi, MD, PhD 2018 James Martin, PhD
2007 Ernst Hunziker, MD, PhD 2019 Frank Beier, PhD
2008 Van C. Mow, PhD 2020 Peter van der Kraan, PhD
2009 Amanda Fosang, PhD 2021
Virtual Meeting
Anne-Marie Malfait, MD, PhD

2010 

Martin Lotz, MD 2022 Magali Cucchiarini, PhD

Rising Star Award

Two Rising Star Awards (Basic and Clinical Research)
The purpose of the  “Rising Star” Award is to recognize excellent contributions from early and mid-career researchers (within 12 years of starting PhD or residency training – extensions considered for clinical rotations and parental leave) to the field of osteoarthritis. Eligible nominees should be OARSI members who received their terminal degree (e.g. PhD or equivalent) less than 10 years ago. Exceptions are made for leave related to career disruptions (e.g., parental or sick leave) or full-time clinical work.  Board members are eligible. Previous winners are not eligible. Self nomination is possible. Nomination should include letter of recommendation with impact statement highlighting 3-5 impactful papers, where the candidate is senior author on at least one paper (up to two letters of one page each) and CV (up to three pages).  The winner will receive an honorarium and Congress registration. The winner will be acknowledged during the Opening Ceremony at the World Congress. Nominations are due by February 1, 2023.

 

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