The 2012 BORS annual meeting was held in Stratford Circus, London on the 24th/25th September 2012. We would like to thank everyone who attended the meeting, especially invited speakers and those who shared their work through poster or podium presentations. The organisers would also like to express their gratitude to our sponsors and acknowledge their significant contribution to the success of the meeting.
The following prizes, supported by Orthopaedic Research UK, were awarded:
Best Oral - Barian Mohidin
Best Poster - Tosan Okoro
Young Investigator award - Agata Nyga
BORS / BOTA Prize 2013 - CALL NOW OPEN
The BORS and BOTA Committees would like to invite you to submit an abstract (deadline 17th May 2013) for the BORS / BOTA prize session held at the BOA Annual Conference (October 1-4th 2013). Accepted abstracts will be asked to present a 7 minute podium presentation at the BORS / BOTA session and will have the chance to win the prestigious BORS/BOTA annual prize announced on the last day of the meeting. Find out more.
Elections to the BORS Executive Committee
We are delighted to announce that Sabina Gheduzzi has been elected to the post of Honorary Treasurer Elect/Honorary Treasurer on the BORS Exectutive Committee.
The BORS 2012 International Travelling Fellows visited: the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York; the Orthopaedic Research Society meeting in San Francisco; University of Sydney and North Shore Hospital, Australia; Hong Kong and Mainland China; and finally Charite University Berlin. Learn more about their exploits
BORS Session at the British Hip Society
Many thanks to everyone who contributed to the BORS session at the recent BHS meeting in Manchester. The prize winning presentations were:
WHY DON'T ALL MALPOSITIONED RESURFACED CUPS HAVE HIGH WEAR? - A DYNAMIC,
GAIT LAB STUDY.
G Grammatopoulos, S Mellon, M Anderson, H Pandit, R Gundle, P McLardy-
Smith, D Murray, H Gill NDORMS, University of Oxford, Oxford,
SYSTEMIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF CHRONIC METAL EXPOSURE AFTER METALON- METAL HIP
J Prentice, M Clark, N Hoggard, I Stockley, AC Morton, C Tooth, M Hadjivassiliou, JM Wilkinson University of Sheffield, Sheffield
Arthritis Research UK are inviting scientists with the relevant experience to become members of their grant awarding committees from early 2013 (find out more)
The British Orthopaedic Research Society supports the Bone and Joint Decade.