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2018 Canadian Bone & Joint Conference - May 10-12, 2018

Date: May 10-12, 2018
Conference website and registration details:
http://boneandjoint.uwo.ca/events/cbjc/index.html
Hosted by: 2018 Canadian Bone & Joint Conference in Collaboration with the Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network. Held on the picturesque Western University Campus in London Ontario, this exciting event will bring together international experts spanning multiple disciplines of musculoskeletal research. They will present new knowledge and brainstorm about future collaborative research to fulfill a vision of Lifelong Mobility. Hosted by Western's Bone and Joint Institute in partnership with the Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network. Conference website and registration details: http://boneandjoint.uwo.ca/events/cbjc/index.html

 

 

2017 Trainee Award Recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the MSK Network's First annual Trainee Awards Program!
To see the list of the 2017 awardees click here.

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2017 Pilot Grant Awardees

Congratulations to the recipients of the MSK Network's First annual Pilot Grant Program!
To see the list of the 2017 awardees click here.

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CIHR Project Scheme Success

Congratulations to Network members Dr. Simon French and Dr. Jill Hayden who have recently been awarded CIHR Project Grants in the most recent round of awards. Below are the details on each successful project:

  • Title: Imaging use for low back pain by primary care practitioners
  • Principal investigators: French SD, Norman KE, Green ME
  • Principal investigator (Knowledge User): Bhatia RS
  • Co-Investigators: Booth C, Grimshaw J, Hartvigsen J, Hayden J, Ivers N, Peng P.
  • Funding Body and Scheme: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Project Scheme
    Duration: 2017 – 2020
  • Amount awarded: $707,626
  • Click here to see all details (.pdf)
 
  • Title: A clinical decision support tool for diagnostic imaging use for low back pain
  • Team: Hayden JA, Stiell I, French S, McGrath PJ, Curran J, Wells G, Campbell S, Magee K, Slipp P, Ogilvie R, Smith A & the LBP Advisory Group
  • Funding Body and Scheme: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Project Scheme, October 2016
  • Duration: 2017-2022
  • Amount: $784,124
  • Click here to see all details (.pdf)

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CIHR New Investigator Salary Awards in Clinical Rehab

Congratulations to network members François Desmeules and Tim Wideman who have recently been awarded CIHR New Investigator Salary Awards in Clinical Rehabilitation.

François' project is focused on Improving access and quality of care for patients suffering from common MSK disorders. "Advancing chronic pain rehabilitation: Developing novel approaches for risk stratified management and pain education" is the title of Tim Wideman's project. For more detail please visit: http://webapps.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/cfdd/db_search?p_language=E&p_competition=201609NCR. We look forward to learning more about Tim's and François' work as it will surely support our quest to improving the lives of people with MSK conditions.

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Network Coordinator Hired

The Network Coordinator - Ryan Power - has joined our administrative team to support the Network's work and virtual team. With intimate knowledge of the Network, Ryan will play a critical role in assisting the Principal Investigators and broad membership through: coordination of meetings; support of the Network's activities and research dissemination; maintenance of necessary supplies and reconciling financial statements; maintenance of linkages with stakeholders; development of current and new partnership connections; and liaison with the researchers, knowledge users and partners on a regular basis to maintain Network connections. Thank you to Margaret Lomotan and Jann Paquettte-Warren, BJI Manager Research and Innovationhave who provided temporary support for the network during the hiring process. General inquiries about the Network can be sent to Ryan at rehabnet@uwo.ca.

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