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    Deadline: April 15, 2019

    ASBMR Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award


    This program is intended to stimulate young investigator participation in the Orthopaedic Research Society’s 48th International Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop at Sun Valley by providing the opportunity for presentation of their research.

    HaroldHM Frost Frost’s ideas transformed the face of skeletal biology and orthopedic science and he is regarded by many as being the most influential theoretician in skeletal biology of the 20th century. Harold Frost developed the process of quantitative bone histomorphometry, discovered the intermediary organization of bone and shed theoretical insights into the adaptation of bone to mechanical forces and hormones. In addition to Harold Frost's many scientific accomplishments, he was an active participant in the ORS International Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop at Sun Valley, an annual meeting that emphasizes interaction between young investigators and senior investigators. His participation in the workshop influenced many young scientists. The award was established in Dr. Frost’s honor.


    • Applicants  must be a Young Investigator with no more than 2 years as an Assistant Professor as of September 1, 2018. 
    • ASBMR Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Awards are open to ASBMR members and nonmembers.


    • Abstract
    • Letter of Support from mentor
    • A current CV of no more than 2 pages. Please use NIH style formatting for the biographical sketch
    • ALL authors are required to complete and submit the mandatory disclosure, copyright and FDA forms. The form can be found here. Please forward to ALL authors to complete. Submission Number - please indicate Harrold Frost
    • Award winners are required to stay at the Sun Valley Resort in order to receive their monetary award.


    Ten awards of $1,500 each are available, based on competitive application. The young investigators who receive Harold Frost Awards are required to present their research at the ORS 48th International Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop at Sun Valley held July 25 - 28, 2019 in Sun Valley, Idaho, USA.

    For more information on the workshop, please visit the ORS 48th International Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop website.

    Note: The award covers the meeting registration fee, but recipients are expected to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodations.

    Abstract Submission

    Abstracts are 1-3 pages with figures and references included in the abstract. Please follow the instructions on the Abstract Template when creating an abstract.

    To apply, please click here.

    The deadline to apply is April 15, 2019.

    Past ASBMR Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award Winners

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