CAO Research Foundation



The CAO Research Foundation is an independent non-profit organization* whose mission is to improve patients’ lives through collaborative support of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal research. We strive to serve our community by addressing common ​ orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, and sports-related injuries and by prioritizing practical research with wide-ranging potential applications.​ ​The Foundation’s activities will include a diverse array of initiatives to advance the medical and scientific community’s knowledge of these injuries, including their prevention and treatment.

*The CAO Research Foundation’s application for exemption from federal income tax as an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) is currently pending with the Internal Revenue Service.


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(202) 844-5045

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