NASS Funded Research


NASS strives to be a leading force in promoting and supporting spine research. Since its inception in 1989, NASS has funded over $4.6 million in multidisciplinary research. NASS relies on the generosity of its donors to provide funding in support of the highest quality, peer-reviewed research.

NASS supports basic, clinical and translational science.

The goal is to improve quality spine care for patients and understanding of underlying disorders. One way to achieves these goals is by funding grants and fellowships.

Types of Funding

Funding amount and number of grants are at the discretion of the NASS Research Funding Committee based upon merit of applications and amount of funding available each year. It is recommended that approved grant budgets not exceed $50,000 per year.

NASS Funded Research