Two Research Fellowships Available

Korea Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers  – Deadline Aug.23 

The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and National Research Foundation of Korea welcome application from prospective overseas Ph.D. researchers to join Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) program.  Interested persons, please contact Prof. Gun-Il Im at

Melbourne, Australia PhD Scholarship- Deadline Sept. 9 

The PhD project will be part of a program of osteoarthritis research within the National Health and Medical Council Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Translational Research in Musculoskeletal Pain in Melbourne, Australia . Please contact Kim Bennell for more information,

Joel Block MD- Editor in Chief of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

OARSI Is happy to announce that Joel Block, MD officially began his duties as Editor in Chief of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage on July 1.  Dr. Block has been a long time associate editor of OAC and is the Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry at Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois.  His is joined by a very capable team of Deputy Editors Frank Beier, PhD, Ewa Roos,  PT, PhD  and Jonas Ranstam, PhD, CStat, CSci and a team of dedicated of Associate Editors.


OARSI wishes to thank Stefan Lohmander, MD, PhD for 8 years of service as the Editor in Chief of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.

Nominations for OARSI Board of Directors Now Open

Apply now for the OARSI Board of Directors.  We are encouraging all OARSI members to consider submitting their name for consideration by the Nominating Committee to fill four seats on the OARSI Board of Directors.

The Board requires high caliber members whose backgrounds, skills and experience match the OARSI mission and its current and future needs. Service on the OARSI board demands a considerable commitment of time and talent to advance the goals and objectives of the society.




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