Our clinical and research excellence would not be possible without the support of our funding partners:
• Medtronic of Canada : Supports our research team annually.
• Saint John Orthopaedics Supports our research team.
• Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation : We would like to thank the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation for their generous support for the project ""Elucidating the effects of a prehabilitation program on spinal surgery candidates with cardiac comorbidities: A randomized controlled trial."
• St Joseph’s Hospital Foundation : Sponsorship to purchase an operating room microscope to facilitate minimally invasive and outpatient spine surgery in New Brunswick.
• Horizon Health Network’s Research Services Unit (RSU): The Canada East Spine Centre's office is located in the Research Services department in the Saint John Regional Hospital.
• Research Ethics Board (REB) Horizon Health Network: The Research Ethics Board (REB) of the Horizon Health Network is the board who approves all research conducted by the Canada East Spine Centre.
• Rick Hansen Institute: Hosts the GRP platform the Canadian Spine Outcomes and Research Network registry (CSORN) is on.
• Fund for Innovative Research Excellence (FIRE) this grant is from the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation/Horizon Health Network and supports our new study "Effects of Intra-Operative Ropivaciane Epidural Injection on Post-Operative Outcomes Following Elective Lumbar Fusion."
• Chesley Research Grant supports our study "Psychological Risk Factors for Poor Spine Surgery Outcomes."
• Health Innovation Research Foundation (Horizon Health Network) research grant to support the study: Accelerometer analysis of total joint arthroplasty versus lumbar fusion to assess in-hospital recovery and safe discharge home.
• Atlantic Provinces Orthopaedic Society research grant to support the study: Accelerometer Analysis of Total Joint Arthroplasty Versus Lumbar Fusion to Assess In-hospital Recovery and Safe Discharge Home.
• Health Promotion and Research Foundation (Horizon Health Network) operating grant to support the study initiation: Traditional open versus minimally invasive decompression and fusion of the lumbar spine: an objective biomechanical assessment of recovery.
• Recreation New Brunswick from the inclusive Recreation Activity Fund grant to support CESC.
• New Brunswick Health Research Foundation seed operating grant to support the study initiation: Traditional Open Versus Minimally Invasive Decompression and Fusion of the Lumbar Spine: a Prospective Randomized Cohort Study.
• WorksafeNB research grant to support the study: Selective Nerve Root Injections can Prevent the Need for Surgery in Patients Suffering from Lumbar Disc Herniations: a Prospective Randomized Blinded Trial.
• IWK Centre for Pediatric Pain Research Canada East Spine Centre has been collaborating with the IWK on the clinical trial "Post-Operative Recovery following Spinal Correction: Home Experience (PORSCHE Study)." A prospective observational study examining the pain and recovery patterns in a pediatric population following scoliosis correction surgery.
• Health Promotion and Research Foundation Tier I Grant to support successful study completion: Selective Nerve Root Injections can Prevent the Need for Surgery in Patients Suffering from Lumbar Disc Herniations.
• Rally of Hope Foundation sponsorship to purchase operating room equipment to facilitate minimally invasive spine surgery in New Brunswick.