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Media outlets including the TODAY show, pictured above, have helped raise critical awareness about the Stepping Strong Fund’s goal to elevate trauma research and care

Since the Stepping Strong Center was established in February 2014, the cause has captured the imagination of local and national media as well as more than 20,000 individuals worldwide. Scroll down to view media coverage, Stepping Strong annual reports, and newsletter archives.

Media and Publications

Ca2+-supplying black phosphorus-based scaffolds fabricated with microfluidic technology for osteogenesis

Effective osteogenesis remains a challenge in the treatment of bone defects. The emergence of artificial bone scaffolds provides an attractive…

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In vivo printing of growth factor-eluting adhesive scaffolds improves wound healing

Acute and chronic wounds affect millions of people around the world, imposing a growing financial burden on patients and hospitals.…

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Dual targeting of salt inducible kinases and CSF1R uncouples bone formation and bone resorption

Bone formation and resorption are typically coupled, such that the efficacy of anabolic osteoporosis treatments may be limited by bone…

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Perceived Social Support is Strongly Associated with Recovery after Injury

The strength of one's social support network is a potentially modifiable factor that may have a significant impact on recovery…

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training strategies in the times of COVID-19: a systematic literature review comparing different training methodologies

Traditional, instructor led, in-person training of CPR skills has become more challenging due to COVID-19 pandemic. We compared the learning…

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Exertional Heat Stroke at the Boston Marathon: Demographics and the Environment

Younger and faster runners are at higher risk for EHS at the Boston Marathon. Greater increases in heat stress from…

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Telemedicine Use in Disasters: A Scoping Review

Disasters have many deleterious effects and are becoming more frequent. From a health-care perspective, disasters may cause periods of stress…

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ICG-based dynamic contrast-enhanced fluorescence imaging guided open orthopaedic surgery—pilot patient study

Post-traumatic infection is one of the most prevalent and challenging complications facing orthopedic surgeons in both military and civilian populations,…

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In Vivo Printing of Nanoenabled Scaffolds for the Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Injuries

Extremity skeletal muscle injuries result in substantial disability. Current treatments fail to recoup muscle function, but properly designed and implemented…

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Imaging patterns of lower extremity injuries in victims of intimate partner violence (IPV)

Recurrent injuries of the foot and ankle, synchronous craniofacial injuries, and upper extremity injuries in young women (

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Su Ryon Shin, PhD

Light‐Controlled Growth Factors Release on Tetrapodal ZnO‐Incorporated 3D‐Printed Hydrogels for Developing Smart Wound Scaffold

Advanced wound scaffolds that integrate active substances to treat chronic wounds have gained significant recent attention. While wound scaffolds and…

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Comparison of Acellular Solutions for Ex-situ Perfusion of Amputated Limbs

Hypothermic ex-situ machine perfusion (MP) has been shown to be a promising alternative to static cold storage (SCS) for preservation…

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Annual Reports
Newsletter Archives


Winter – Stepping Strong Center: Meet the 2020-21 Innovator Awards Winners
Winter – Injury Prevention: Burn Prevention Outreach
Spring – Stepping Strong Center: Announcing the 2021-22 Stepping Strong Innovator Awards
Spring – Injury Prevention: Safety Is a Choice, Prevention Is Key
Summer – Injury Prevention: Drowning Prevention Resources
Summer – Stepping Strong Center: Research Spotlight: Q&A with Natalie Artzi, PhD
Fall – Injury Prevention: The MGB Community Cares Team


Falls Prevention

Fall – Stepping Strong Center: New Study: Domestic Violence Injuries Increase Sharply During COVID-19
Fall – Injury Prevention: Long-Term Outcomes after Injury: The FORTE Multi-Center Cohort Study
Winter – Injury Prevention: Preventing Falls in Older Adults
Summer – Injury Prevention: The Center for Community Health and Health Equity Violence
Summer – Stepping Strong Center: Super-Charged Protection to Fight COVID-19


Fall – Injury Prevention: Substance Use Prevention
Summer – Injury Prevention: The 5 Es of Injury Prevention
Spring: Support our Marathon Team with a Gift of $26.20!


Winter: Meet the 2018 Innovator Award Recipients!
Fall: Research Symposium Highlights Advances in Trauma Innovation
Summer: Great things are happening at the Stepping Strong Center
Spring: Five Years Strong!


Fall: Simple Actions can Save Lives
Summer: Trauma: A Neglected Global Epidemic
Spring: Year Three: Momentum and Milestones


Winter: Stepping Strong Innovator Redefines the Way an Amputation is Done
Fall: Vote for a Groundbreaking Research Project
Summer: A Record-breaking Marathon Season
Spring: Read the Stepping Strong Report


Winter: What an Inspiring Year
Summer: Vote Now for Your Favorite Research Project
Spring: Thanks for Your Support this Marathon Season
Winter: Stepping Strong in 2015


Fall: Help Gillian Give Away $100,000
Summer: Thanks from the Reny Family

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