The Young Orthopaedic Investigator Award (YOIA) is an annual competition to select the best research paper presented at the SOA Annual Scientific Meeting by a young surgeon or trainee aged 40 and below.
In recognition of the great contributions of Professor P Balasubramaniam to teaching and research. It was passed at the 48th AGM, 11 April 2015 that The Young Orthopaedic Investigator’s Award be named after Professor P Balasubramaniam.
|2016||Wang Ming||Enhanced Efficacy of Osteogenic Growth Factors with Heparin Binding Domain by Polyelectrolyte Complex in Small and Large Animal Spinal Fusion Model [view]|
|2015||Dennis Hey Hwee Weng||Slump Sitting X-rays of the Lumbar Spine is Better Than Conventional Flexion View [view]|
|2014||Nicholas Yeo||Prospective Randomised Trial Comparing Mid-term Results of Unlinked Bicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty and Total Knee Arthroplasty [view]|
|2013||Wong Keng Lin||Injectable Cultured Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Varus Knees with Cartilage Defects Undergoing High Tibial Osteotomy: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial with 2 Years Follow Up [view]|
|2012||Lim Chin Tat||Translational Study of Autologous Bone Marrow Stem Cell with / without TGF-beta I Over Express Fumarate Hydrogel for Chondral Defect Repairing [view]|
|2011||Chua Tjun Huat Ivan||Cephalomedullary Nail Versus Sliding Hip Screw for the Fixation of Unstable Interochanteric Fractures in Elderly Patients: A Comparison of Ambulatory Outcomes [view]|
|2010||Wee Teck Huat, Andy||Muscle Derived Stem Cells to Enhance Proliferative Response to Muscle During Limb Lengthening in a Rabbit Model|
|2009||Victor Wang||A Minimally-invasive Technique of Cartilage Repair in the Human Knee Combining Microfacture and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Injection. A Preliminary Report|
|2008||Abbah SA||Fusion Performance of a Novel Bioresorbable Cage Used in Anterior Limbar Interbody Fusion|
|2007||S S Sathappan||Kinematics of Stiff Total Knee Arthroplasty|
|2005||Kevin Lee||Stem Cell Therapy for Large Cartilage Defects in a Porcine Model – A Novel Minimally Invasive Approach|
|2003||Andrew Dutton||Enhancement of meniscus repair in the avascular zone using mesenchymal stem cells in a porcine model|
|2002||Lim Jit Kheng||Enhancement of tendon graft osteointegration using mesenchymal stem cells in a rabbit model of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.|
|2001||Suresh Nathan||Engineering Cartilage from Extramedullary Adipose Tissue – An Alternative Source of Mesenchymal Stem Cells|