The IOF believes it is essential to provide education and generate awareness about the ground breaking specialty of interventional orthobiologics to both physicians and the general public.

Individual Fellow Cadaver Lab Stipends

IOF offers educational stipend opportunities for our education program cadaver lab registration fees. If you want to learn more, email or fill out our Stipend Application (Download Now).

Annual Conference Scholarships

IOF offers scholarships for the Annual Conference, taking place in Feb 2023. Applications should become available later this fall. An email blast will be sent out when applications are being accepted. Please continue to watch the website for updates or complete the section below to join the email list.


  • Offered to PM&R, interventional spine, sports medicine fellows
  • We offer scholarship opportunities on attendance fees for general session
  • We offer opportunities to volunteer at general session and/or cadaver labs

For more information, please fill out the notification section below.  

Academic Medical Grants

2017 Update: Due to limited funding IOF is not accepting applications from Academic Medical Schools in 2017.

The Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation makes an annual donation, determined by the Board of Directors, to increase support for Fellows to expand the reach of regenerative Interventional Orthobiologics.

Press Release – Fellowship Grants Awarded

September 1, 2016 Press Release – Grant Awards
September 1, 2015 Press Release – Grant Awards

Abstract Submissions and Winners for #IOF2020

Feb 14, 2016

The scholarship process for the #IOF2020 conference, Become the Orthobiologic Expert, encouraged abstract submissions from applicants. Winners were selected by the IOF Residents/Fellows committee.

Click here to see all the winners and the full list of submissions.

Learn About Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Dosage in Tendons at #IOF2017

Nov 16, 2016

If you’re using 3-5X PRP in tendons you may be under dosing certain patients.
Two articles have been published suggesting that higher concentrations of PRP cause tenocyte inhibition. Given that both studies had serious design flaws, Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF) scientists repeated these experiments.

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Why the IOF is Studying its Effects on Cultured Cells

Feb 16, 2016

By Dustin Berger, M.S. Platelets are small cell fragments within our blood that play important roles in the wound healing process. In addition to being responsible for stopping blood flow at a site of injury, platelets are loaded full of beneficial growth factors….

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Companies Respond to IOF Findings Related to Placental Tissue-Derived Products

Jan 5, 2016

A reference for information regarding placental derived products. This data includes company follow-up and statements / responses to our December 16, 2015 press release regarding an absence of stem cells in placental tissue-derived products.

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Interventional Orthopedics Foundation Shines Light on False Claims about Stem Cell Products

Dec 16, 2015

BROOMFIELD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF), a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing education about regenerative orthopedic medicine, recently announced the results of independent lab tests showing an absence of live stem…

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In Vitro Evaluation of Injectable, Placental Tissue-Derived Products for Orthopedic Applications

Oct 25, 2015

As presented at the First Annual Interventional Orthopedics Foundation Conference on October 23rd, here is a link to view our latest research poster “In Vitro Evaluation of Injectable, Placental Tissue-Derived Products for Orthopedic Applications”. This scientific…

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Annual Conference Scholarship Notification

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