Research - FOT North America
Foundation for Orthopedic Trauma Foundation for Orthopedic Trauma United States


Research Grants
Clinical research study proposals are solicited by FOT on an annual basis with a May 1st deadline for submission.

Guidelines for these studies:

  • Must be in the field of Orthopedic Trauma
  • Must have evidence-based design to answer a controversial treatment issue with sufficient patients to reach significance

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2020 Grant Recipients:

  • Silver Carboxylate Eluting Titanium Dioxide-Polidmethyl Siloxane Antimicrobial as an Effective Wound Care antimicrobial against Biofilm- Forming Antiobiotic-resistant Baceteria and Persister Cells. PI Born, Co- PI Garcia
  • Local Multimodal Injection vs. Single Shot Regional Anesthesia for Pain control in Rotational Ankle fractures: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled trial. PI: Haller, Co-PI Marchand
  • Weight Bearing After Geriatric Femur Fractures: A Prospective, Objective Analysis of Population Norms and Predictors of Delayed Progression. PI: Gardner
  • Outcomes of Femoral Neck Nonunion Surgery: A Radiographic and Gait Analysis. PI: Beltran, Co-PI: Collinge
  • Does the Use of Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Powder on Initial Presentation of Grade III Open lower extremity fractures in the emergency Department Prior to Surgery reduce infection rates and need for return to Operating Room for Revision Surgery within Six months of Injury? PI-Mir
  • Does Intraoperative Fluid Pooling at the end of drapes during lower extremity surgery lead to the introduction of Novel Bacteria to the Surgical Field? PI: Seligson Co-PI-Likine
  • Optimizing the Disinfection of Devitilized Bone for Retained Use in Open Fractures: An In Vitro Study. PI: Ricci Co-PI’s Dvoszhinksy, Wellman

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