Grants & Research

Many of the best professional research associations, medical centers, universities and other charitable resources have bestowed grants on Dr. Antonacci’s research projects, enabling him to remain at the forefront of spinal studies, including new treatments and trials.

EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Antonacci has spent years pioneering the latest techniques and improvements in spinal surgery, and has worked extensively on new less invasive, muscle-sparing approaches to Anterior Scoliosis Correction (ASC).
Dr. Antonacci's Minamally Invasive Approach


  1. $150,000: Shriners Hospital For Children, for Spinal Cord Injury Research (2005)
  2. $25,000: Shriners Hospital For Children, for Spinal Cord Injury Research (2003)
  3. $40,000: Parviz Kambin Research Endowment Fund (1999-2001)
  4. $30,000: Cervical Spine Research Society. Spinal Cord Injury Research (December 2000)

Current Research

  1. Transplantation of genetically modified cells and autologous cells in spinal cord injury
  2. Marrow stromal cell transplants in SCI, animal model
  3. Clinical protocol for marrow stromal cell transplants in complete thoracic pediatric chronic SCI
  4. ProNeuron, Co-investigator. Macrophage transplants in Acute SCI
  5. Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion using the Viper

Our Office Is Conveniently Located in Central New Jersey

Have Your Spine Case Doctor-Reviewed by Nationally Renowned Spine Surgeon, Dr. Darryl Antonacci. After Doctors’s review, a staff member from Dr. Antonacci’s and Dr. Betz’s office will contact you typically within 48 hours for more information about your condition or to schedule an appointment.

Our Office Location


Near Princeton, NJ
3100 Princeton Pike,
Bldg. 1-D
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office: 609-912-1500
Fax: 609-912-1600

NJ Spine Surgery Treatment Centers

Saint Peter’s University Hospital,
New Brunswick, NJ

254 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
University Medical Center of Princeton (UMCP)
1 Plainsboro Road,
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Mount Sinai Medical Center,
New York City

1 Gustave L. Levy Pl, New York, NY 10029
Scoliosis Research Society National Board of Medical Examiners AOSpine Europe Consumers Research Council of America


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