ScholarshipsThe IOF believes it is essential to provide education and generate awareness about the ground breaking specialty of interventional orthopedics to both physicians and the general public.
Individual Fellow Stipends Now Available!
IOF offers educational stipends and annual conference scholarships for Fellows in PM&R, Interventional Pain, and Sports Medicine specialties. If you want to learn more, email [email protected] or fill out our Stipend Application.
Academic Medical Grants
2017 Update: Due to limited funding IOF is not accepting applications from Academic Medical Schools in 2017.
The Interventional Orthopedics Foundation makes an annual donation, determined by the Board of Directors, to increase support for Fellows to expand the reach of regenerative Interventional Orthopedics.
Press Release – Fellowship Grants Awarded
Learn About Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Dosage in Tendons at #IOF2017
Nov 16, 2016
If you’re using 3-5X PRP in tendons you may be under dosing certain patients.
Two articles have been published suggesting that higher concentrations of PRP cause tenocyte inhibition. Given that both studies had serious design flaws, Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF) scientists repeated these experiments.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Why the IOF is Studying its Effects on Cultured Cells
Feb 16, 2016
By Dustin Berger, M.S. Platelets are small cell fragments within our blood that play important roles in the wound healing process. In addition to being responsible for stopping blood flow at a site of injury, platelets are loaded full of beneficial growth factors….
Companies Respond to IOF Findings Related to Placental Tissue-Derived Products
Jan 5, 2016
A reference for information regarding placental derived products. This data includes company follow-up and statements / responses to our December 16, 2015 press release regarding an absence of stem cells in placental tissue-derived products.
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation Shines Light on False Claims about Stem Cell Products
Dec 16, 2015
BROOMFIELD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF), a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing education about regenerative orthopedic medicine, recently announced the results of independent lab tests showing an absence of live stem…
In Vitro Evaluation of Injectable, Placental Tissue-Derived Products for Orthopedic Applications
Oct 25, 2015
As presented at the First Annual Interventional Orthopedics Foundation Conference on October 23rd, here is a link to view our latest research poster “In Vitro Evaluation of Injectable, Placental Tissue-Derived Products for Orthopedic Applications”. This scientific…
Biologics and interventional procedures are changing the way care is being delivered. With our courses that teach the newest techniques you can quickly become an expert in your field.