The Osteoarthritis Research Society International invites you to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation at its 2018 World Congress in Liverpool, UK.

To submit your abstract, please click here.

Abstracts can be submitted on any aspect of OA-related research including:

Angiogenesis, and Synovial Tissue Biology
Biomechanics & Gait
Bone Biology
Cartilage Biology & Matrix Biochemistry
Cartilage Repair
Cellular Metabolism and Energetics
Cell Signaling
Cell Stress Responses
Clinical Trials
Genetics and Genomics and Epigenetics
Health Services Research
Imaging: Hand, Spine, Shoulder, Other
Imaging: Joint Morphometry
Imaging: Knee, Hip
Imaging: Preclinical Models
Inflammation and Immunity
Joint Tissue Anabolism & Catabolism
Meniscus, Muscle, Tendon & Ligament Biology
Noncoding RNAs
Nutraceuticals/ Dietary Supplements and OA
OA: Cartilage and Bone
OA: Clinical Aspects & Outcomes
OA: Ligament/Meniscus/ Tendon/Muscle
Pain and Disability – Clinical
Pain: Molecular Mechanisms
Proteomics & Metabolomics
Regenerative Medicine
Spine & Intervertebral Disc
Therapy –  Biological
Therapy – Intraarticular
Therapy – Non-Pharmacologic
Therapy – Pharmacologic
Therapy – Stem Cell
Therapy – Surgery

Additional Information

Please follow submission guidelines and submit your work in the correct order. Please do not include statements such as “the results will be discussed” or “data will be presented and discussed” within your conclusion, as these are NOT acceptable.

All presenters are expected to cover their own travel, lodging and Congress registration fees.

Cost of Submission: $35

Submission Deadline is November 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST.

Submission Guidelines/Formatting


The abstract title should be brief, in capital letters, and should give a clear indication of the exact nature of the research and refer to the actual content of the abstract. Do not use abbreviations in the title.


Please organize the abstract body as follows:

a. Purpose (the aim of the study)

b. Methods

c. Results

d. Conclusions (Statements such as "the results will be discussed" or "data will be presented and discussed" are not acceptable.)

e. DO NOT include references

Do not include:

Title or author information in your abstract. Graphics can be uploaded separately, do not include them in your abstract text.

Maximum Characters: 4,000 (includes spaces)