The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation

The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation

The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation

Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

The Stepping Strong Innovator Awards program supports groundbreaking projects to inspire innovative research addressing well-defined clinical problems in areas including limb transplant and reconstruction, bone regeneration, advanced stem cell technology, orthopaedic and plastic surgery, bioengineering, rehabilitation, and emergency preparedness at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. To date, Stepping Strong has funded nine physician-scientist teams, who have each received $100,000 each to pursue groundbreaking research projects with a goal of transforming outcomes for trauma patients.


2016 Innovator Awards Recipients

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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Reza Abdi, MD

Project
New hope for trauma patients with severe burn injuries
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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Mike Weaver, MD

Project
21st Century Tools to Measure Bone Healing
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2015 Innovator Awards Recipients

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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Edward J. Caterson, MD, PhD

Project
Healing injuries in the traumatized extremity: Protection, decontamination, and regeneration
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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Omid Farokhzad, MD

Project
Healing bones with nanodrones: The next frontier in orthopedic trauma surgery
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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Bohdan Pomahac, MD

Project
From battlefield to bedside: A portable device for rescuing limbs
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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Su-Ryon Shin, PhD

Project
3-D bioprinting: A new approach to healing muscle trauma
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2014 Innovator Awards Recipients

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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Matthew J. Carty, MD

Project
Recovering Limb Function: A New Surgical Approach for the 21st Century
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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

George Dyer, MD

Project
Repairing Large Traumatic Fractures: Using Silk-Based Orthopedic Implants to Promote Healing
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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Indranil Sinha, MD

Project
Using Stem Cells to Regenerate Injured Muscle
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For information on making a leadership gift to The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation, please contact Catherine J. Young at cjyoung1@partners.org or 617-424-4316.