Affiliated Organizations

SMISS Supporters are organizations and professional societies who work in concert with SMISS to advance minimally invasive spine surgery and improve patient care through education, research, and advocacy. Below are links to learn more about SMISS Supporters.

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International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery:
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)- is a global, scientific and educational society organized to provide an independent venue to discuss and address the issues involved with all aspects of basic and clinical science of motion preservation, stabilization, innovative technologies, MIS procedures, biologics and other fundamental topics to restore and improve motion and function of the spine for: surgeons, inventors, and others.

MileStone Research Organization:
MileStone Research is a full-service Contract Research Organization (CRO) based in San Diego, California. Our team of research professionals are experienced in the development, implementation and management of trials in diverse clinical specialties including, but not limited to: Biologics, Cardiology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Pathology, Spine, Stem Cells, and Trauma.

UK Spine Societies Board
UKSSB is composed of three national societies including the Society for Back Pain Research (SBPR), British Scoliosis Society (BSS) and British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS) with board representatives of the British Orthopedic Association (BOA) and the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) working together to promote the development of treatment of spinal disorders through education and research, and along with international collaboration, facilitate the dissemination of information in the field of spinal disorders.