Past Research Grants

1st SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2006

Jean Grimberg (France)

Study Title: In vitro biomechanical comparison of three different types of single and double - row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: analysis of continuous bone-tendon contact pressure and surface during different simulated joint position

Paper published: J Shoulder Elbow Surg (2010) 19, 236-243. Read the article


2nd SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2007

Markus Scheibel (Germany)

Study title: Influence of growth factors in local application on rotator cuff tendon tissue regeneration

Paper published: Eur Cell Mater (2010) 20, 84-97. Read the article

Paper published: J Shoulder Elbow Surg (2012) 21, 464-473. Read the article


3rd SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2008

Matthias Zumstein (Switzerland)

Study title: Tendon repair technique using Platelet rich fibrin as an autologus augmentation in repair of chronic rotator cuff tendon tears


4th SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2009

Derk Van Kampen (The Netherlands)

Study title: Evaluation of diagnostic and prognostic performance of patient history, orthopaedic shoulder tests and shoulder-specific questionnaires

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5th SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2010

Basic Science: Denise Eygendal (The Netherlands)

Study title: Functional treatment versus plaster for simple elbow dislocations: a randomized study

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6th SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2011

Clinical: Helena Boström Windhamre (Sweden)

Study title: Operative or conservative treatment for acute dislocation of the acromioclavicular joint- a prospective randomized trial

Basic science: Umile Giuseppe Longo (Italy)

Study title: Sheep model of shoulder osteoarthritis and regeneration of the articular surface by cell homing


7th SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2012

Clinical: Ville Aarima (Finland)

Study title: Treatment of atraumatic rotator cuff ruptures in elderly patients.

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Basic science: Alexandre Lädermann (Switzerland)

Study title: Kinematic modelling of the human shoulder 

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Basic science: Karlmeinrad Giesinger (Switzerland)

Study title: Development of an item list to assess the forgotten joint concept in shoulder patients

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8th SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2014

Clinical: Natasha Kraus (Germany)

Study title: Biologic, biomechanic and imaging properties of acromioclavicular joint instability

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Basic science: Dominique Rouleau (Canada)

Study Title: Treatment of complex III and IV-part proximal humeral fractures in elderly paitents: a prospective randomized suty comparing helmiarthroplasty and total reverse arthroplasty.


9th SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2015

Clinical: Ariane Gerber Popp (Switzerland)

Study title: Impact of Fracture Pattern on Functional Outcome after Conservative Treatment of Proximal Humeral Fractures

Basic science: Philipp Moroder (Austria)

Study Title: Effect of patient-specific factors on the degeneration of the rotator cuff :A histochemical and immunohistochemical analysis in humans


10th SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2016

Basic science: Joanna Walecka (Poland)

Clinical and morphological evaluation following treatment of lateral epicondylar tendinopathy with PRP or L-PRP randomized controlled trial 

Clinical: Robert Tashjian ( USA) , Matthis Jacxsens (Switzerland)

Morphology of the anteriorly unstable shoulder with Hill-Sachs lesions


11th SECEC/ESSSE Research Grant 2017

Clinical: Bakir Kadum (Sweden)

Study Title: Hemiarthroplasty versus reverse shoulder arthroplasty for communited displaced proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients: a multicentre randomised controlled trial


12th SECEC / ESSSE Research Grant 2018


Jörn Kircher (Germany)

Study Title: Clinical results and PROM's after rotator cuff reconstruction with an autologus hamstring tendon patch

Edoardo Franceschetti (Italy)

Study Title: Clinical validation of On/Off track treatment algorithm for shoulder instability: a prospective cohort study


Robert Hudek (Germany)

Identification and tissue localisation of Cutibacterium Acnes subtypes foundon implants in shoulder surgery for symptomatic and asymptomatic patients