GE Healthcare, NBA Award $1.5M to Tendinopathy Research Proposal Winners: 5 Highlights

Becker's Orthopedic Review—May 6, 2016

Becker's Orthopedic Review covers the announcement that GE Healthcare and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have awarded $1.5 million to six winning research proposals, including one from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), in conjunction with their Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Collaboration. According to the article, "The collaboration focuses on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. The first round of research addressed tendinopathy."

HSS' research proposal is led by O. Kenechi Nwawka, MD, a radiologist at HSS, and focuses on prospective longitudinal assessment of patellar tendinopathy in elite basketball players using quantitative imaging. 

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