Spine research

Explore AO Spine NA research funding opportunities and publications

Young Investigator Research Grant Award

The AO Spine NA Young Investigator Research Grant Award is available to new investigators who have a desire to perform high-quality, clinically-relevant spinal or spinal cord research in basic or clinical science. The purpose of these grants is to encourage new investigators by providing start-up funding.

AO Spine international research funding

Explore funding opportunities offered on the AO Spine international website.

Explore AO Spine NA's special focus issues

Our most recent focus issue was on the topic of Quality Improvement and Spine Surgery, and featured

  • Historical and narrative overviews of quality and clinical care developments in spine surgery
  • Discussions of processes that are being developed to improve the quality of spine surgery
  • Several clinical studies investigating methods to improve spine patient outcomes
  • Critical insights into the future of spine surgery, including technological advances

Global Spine Journal

Read the full journal here.