E-CORE

Sponsors

The center receives research support from NIH, NSF, private foundations and industry on a regular basis.

Federal Agencies

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

nih

2009-2013
$2,850,000 Multi-faceted Approach Modeling ACL Injury Mechanisms In collaboration with Hewett—PI, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH UT Investigators: Goel, Demetropoulos

2008-2012
$800,000 Development and Validation of Instrumented Synthetic Mechanical Analogue Lumbar Spine Model, SBIR–Phase, II In Collaboration with Pacific Research Labs, and Friis, Kansas University, KS UT Principal Investigator - Goel

2007-2011
$136,046 Vertebral Displacements and Ligament Strains During Simulated Spinal Manipulation, Project-Developmental Centers for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Phase II In collaboration with Gudvalli, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA, Qin, S.U.N.Y., Stony Brook, New York UT Investigator/Co-Principal Investigator - Goel

2006-2011
$296,006 Bone loss with aging occurs due to increased PPAR-y activity in marrow stem cells Principal Investigator - Lecka-Czernik

2013-2015
338,000 Multi-faceted Approach to Modeling ACL Injury Mechanisms in collaboration with Hewett-PI, Mayo Clinic, UT Investigators: Goel.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
nsf

2008-2010
$247,995 Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Active Ankle Foot Orthosis Investigators - Elahinia – PI; Hefzy and Armstrong - -Co-PI’s

2007-2010
$310,616 A new approach to regenerate bone using microparticles seeded with mesenchymal stem cells and macrophages Principal Investigator - AC Jayasuriya

2007-2010
$270,000 Evaluation of Bisphosphonate Coated Ti Implants for Osteoporosis Treatment Principal Investigator - Bhaduri

2007-2010
$260,000 Processing and Evaluation of HA Nanocomposites Principal Investigator – Bhaduri

2006-2014
$200,000 Engineering Senior Design Projects to Aid Persons with Disabilitis Co-Principal Investigators – Hefzy and Pourazady

2006-2010
$450,000 Bioengineering/Bioinformatics Summer Institute at Clemson Co-Principal Investigator - Bhaduri

2014-2019
300,000 I:/URC Technology Innovation for Novel Cost-Reducing Quality Enhancing Musculskeletal Therapies -Co-Principal Investigator - Goel

2016-2019
358,900 Next Generation Ca-P Cements for treating Vertebral Body Fractures (VCF's)-Principal Investigator - Bhaduri

 

State of Ohio
ohio

2009-2014
$4,800,000 Research Cluster for Development and Evaluation of Spinal Implants Ohio Research Scholar Program Investigators (Goel—PI, Hefzy, Bhaduri, Elahinia, Azad, Nadarajah ,Armstrong, Pincivero, Palmer, Biyani, Ebraheim, Elgafy, Lecka-Czernik, Jayasuriya from University of Toledo) and (Gilbertson—Co-PI and Benzel from Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH)

2016-2019
25,000 Ohio Development Services Agency: Nano-Biosensor for Infection in Tissue- Primary Investigators - Stephen Snider

ohio third frontier

2005-2007
$866,606 Northern Ohio Center of Excellence in Product Development In collaboration with Camp, Inc. and Valtronic USA UT Investigators: Cameron, Goel, Biyani, Molitor, and Relue

2009-2011
$3,000,000 Third Frontier Wright Project --Nitinol Commercialization Accelerator-Develop and commercialize products made from nitinol In collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Norman Noble, Inc., Case Western Reserve University, and NASA Glenn Research Center UT Investigators: M. Elahinia – PI, Sarit Bhaduri, Vijay Goel and Ashok Biyani (approved for funding)

2013-2016
$2,355,320 Innovative Technology Platform for the Development of Spinal Devices of the Future
Investigator: Goel

 

Foundations

American Diabetes Association
americandiabetes

2009-2012
$300,000 Prevention of TZD-induced bone loss and improvement of TZD affected bone fracture healing Principal Investigator - Lecka-Czernik

American College of Sports Medicine
american college of sports medicine

2008-2009 $5,000 Research Award to Carmen Quatman, MD-PhD student

NUCCA
nucca

2007-2009 $150,000 Biomechanics of Chiropractic Adjustments UT Investigators - Palmer and Goel

Industry

  Abbott Spine
  Advanced Spine System
  Aesculap, Inc.
  Alphatec Tech, Inc.
  Altiva, Inc.
  Applied Spine Technologies, Inc.
  Biocure, Inc.
  Bionix Implant, Inc.
  Calcitec, Inc.
  DePuy Spine, Inc.
  Disc Dynamics, Inc.
  Disc Motion Technologies
  EBI, Inc.
  Encore Orthopedics, Inc.
  Facet Solutions, Inc.
  Globus Medical, Inc.
  Graham Medical Technologies
  Innovative Spinal Technologies
  Interventional Spine
  Invibio
  Japan Medical Manufacturing, Inc.
  K2M
  LANX, Inc.
  Laurimed, LLC
  Medicine Lodge, Inc.
  Medicrea, Inc.
  Medipol University, Germany
  Medtronic
  Maegellan Spine Technologies, Inc.
  NAMSA

     

        Nexgen Spine
        Orthokinetic Technologies, LLC
        Orthovita, Inc.
        OsteoNovus, Inc.
        Osteotech, Inc.
        Ouroboros, Inc.
        Pacific Research Labs, Inc.
        Paradigmn Spine
        Phoenix Labs, Inc.
        Pisharodi Surgicals
        Precision Surgery, Inc.
        Scient’X USA, Inc.
        SI-Bone
        Simpirica
        Smart Disc
        Smart Spine
        Spinal Balance, Inc.
        Spinal Device, Inc.
        Spine and Scoliosis Specialists
        Spine Tech, Inc.
        Spine Wave, Inc.
        Spine Works
        Spineology, Inc.
        Stryker, Inc.
        Surgical Dynamics, Inc.
        Surgicraft, Inc.
        Synthes, Inc.
        Theken Surgical, Inc.
        Titan Spine, Inc.
        Triage Medical Inc.
        Ulrich Inc.
        Vertiflex, Inc.

Projects sponsored by these companies primarily dealt with the evaluation of their innovative products. Because of the confidential nature of the projects, details are not listed.

Orthopaedic Biomechanics (Joint Mechanics and Injury Mechanics)
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Bone Biology 
Clinical Evaluation (retrospective and prospective clinical studies)
Assistive Technologies
Ongoing Projects
Sponsors
Publications
Awards

Last Updated: 6/30/19