Julian M. Bruner Award for Outstanding Poster

The Julian M. Bruner Award for Outstanding Poster was was created in 2001 by Mrs. Winifred Bruner in memory of her husband through a grant to the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand.  The ASSH Scientific Displays Committee is responsible for reviewing all scientific posters and selecting the winner of the Bruner Award.  The recipient receives a $1,200 award and plaque honoring their achievement.  The winner is also invited to present their poster at a future annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

About Julian M. Bruner

Julian M. Bruner, MD (1900-1997) passed away on June 20, 1997.  He was 96. A WWII veteran, Dr. Bruner developed the Bruner table for hand surgery, binoculars for surgical use, and the procedure known as the Bruner zigzag incision, for which he was elected to the Royal College of Surgeons in 1973.  Dr. Bruner was also an ASSH Past President, 1959-1960.  The Hand Foundation is honored to memorialize Dr. Bruner with the Bruner Award for Outstanding Poster.

Past Bruner Award Recipients

Does a Brief Mindfulness-based Exercise Improve Outcome in Upper Extremity Patients?
Ritsaart F. Westenberg, Emily L. Zale, Tessa J.Heinhuis, Sezai Özkan, Adam Nazzal, Sang-Gil Lee, Neal C. Chen, Ana-Maria Vranceanu

Transplanted Neurons in Peripheral Nerve Provide a Novel Treatment Strategy for Paralyzed Muscles
Shigeru Kurimoto, MD, Tomonori Nakano, MD, Hiroki Shinkai, MD, Satoshi Nina, Masahiro Tatebe, MD, Hitoshi Hirata, MD

The Effect of Capitate Position on Coronal-Plane Motion following Four-Corner Fusion
Alexia Hernandez-Soria, MD, Soumen Das De, MD, MPH, Zina Model, BA, Steve K. Lee, MD, Scott Wolfe, MD

A Comparative Study of the Effects of Muscle-derived stem cell seeded Fibrin Gel and Collagen Gel Interposition in an in vitro Tendon Healing Model
Yasuhiro Ozasa, MD,PhD, Chunfeng Zhao, MD, Anne Gingery, PhD, Kai-Nan An, PhD, Andrew R Thoreson, MS, Peter Amadio, MD

Prospective Randomized Repair ofthe Pronator Quadratus Following Volar Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures
Rick Tosti

How Effective is Conservative Treatmentfor Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain?
Aleksey Dvorzhinskiy, BA Alison Kitay, MD Matthew Grosso, BA Aaron Daluiski, MD

The Effect of Collagen Nerve Conduits Filled with Collagen-Glycosaminoglycan Matrix on Peripheral Motor The Effect of Collagen Nerve Conduits Filled with Collagen-Glycosaminoglycan Matrix on Peripheral Motor Nerve Regeneration
Joo-Yup Lee, MD, PhD, Guilherme Giusti, MD, Patricia F. Friedrich, AAS, Simon J. Archibald, PhD, Allen T. Bishop, MD, Alexander Y. Shin, MD

The Effects of A1 Pulley Release after Flexor Tendon Repair in a Cadaveric Hand
Samuel D. Buonocore, MD, Niclas Broer, MD, Rajendra Sawh, BS, J. Grant Thomson, MD

Proximal Row Carpectomy for Scapho-Lunate Dissociation
John C. Elfar, MD, Peter J. Stern, MD

Early Functional Outcomes after CRPP vs. ORIF for the Treatment Distal RadiusFractures: A Prospective, Randomized Trial
Tamara D. Rozental, MD, Orrin Franko, BS, Philip E. Blazar, MD, Charles S. Day, MD, Brandon E. Earp, MD

A Comparison Of PGA versus Type I Collagen Bioabsorbable Nerve Conduits in a Rat Model: An Alternative to Auto-Grafting
Thanapong Waitayawinyu, MD, Debra Parisi, MD, Brian Miller, MD, Shai Luria, MD, Holly Morton, BS, Thomas Trumble, MD

Nerve Ending Distribution in Human RadiocarpalLigaments: A Fluorescent ImmunohistochemicalStudy
Kazunari Tomita, MDRichard A. Berger, MD, PhDEvelyn Berger, BAKai-Nan An, PhD

Digital Block Anesthesia: A Prospective Randomized Blinded Study of Three Common Injection Methods
Virginia S. Hung, MD, Venkata K. Bodavula, MD, Norman H. Dubin, PhD

Light Emitting Diode (LED) Irradiation Improves FlapSurvival Rate – Rat Model
Noriyuki Hashimoto, MD, Kazuo Ikeda, MD, KatsuroTomita, MD

Basal Joint Arthritis of the Thumb: A Prospective Trial of Steroid Injection and Splinting
Charles S. Day, MD, Richard H. Gelberman, MD, Molly Vogt, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA Martin I. Boyer, MD, St. Louis, MO

Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy: Incidence and Diagnosis of Shoulder Dislocation
Didier Moukoko, MD, Marybeth Ezaki, MD, Peter R. Carter, MD, Richard Chang, MD, PhD

Abnormal Gene Expression Associated withAbnormal Induction of Digital Rays in Animal Model
Takuji Naruse, MD, Masatoshi Takahara, MD,Miwako Otsuji, Toshihiko Ogino MD

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