Meet Our Investigators

    The PSF investigator database provides you with easy access to past PSF-funded Principal Investigators, their biographies, and awarded projects from 2009 to present.

    Raj Vyas MD

    Raj Vyas MD

    • Institution: University of California, Riverside (UCR)
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Augmented Reality to Remotely Teach International Cleft Surgery
    Biography
    James Chang MD

    James Chang MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Optimization of Human Tendon Tissue Engineering: Ultrasonication
    Biography
    David Atashroo MD

    David Atashroo MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Enhancing Bony Reconstruction Through Gene Manipulation of ASCs
    Biography
    Jose Luis Zeballos MD

    Jose Luis Zeballos MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Neural Precursor Cell Transplantation May Prevent Muscle Atrophy
    Biography
    Daniel Cuzzone MD

    Daniel Cuzzone MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Decellularized Lymph Nodes for Lymph Node Tissue Engineering
    Biography
    C. Suzanne Cutter MD

    C. Suzanne Cutter MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Safe in Cancer Patients?
    Biography
    Brian Derby MD

    Brian Derby MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: EGR-1: Expression in a Rabbit Flexor Tendon Scar Model
    Biography
    Jeremy Goverman MD

    Jeremy Goverman MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: The PSF/MTF Dermal Tissue Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Perfusion Decellularized Skin Flap as a Dermo-Epidermal Scaffold
    Biography
    Philip Johnson PhD

    Philip Johnson PhD

    • Institution: Washington University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: The Mechanisms of FK-506 Mediated Enhanced Nerve Regeneration
    Biography
    Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc

    Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc

    • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Mechanism of Hemangioma: Role of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
    Biography
    Sudheer Ravuri PhD

    Sudheer Ravuri PhD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Overexpression of sFRP1 Enhances Adipogenesis in Tissue Repair
    Biography
    Dong Zhang 

    Dong Zhang 

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Utilizing Double Negative T Regulatory Cells to Induce Tolerance
    Biography
    Howard Levinson MD, FACS

    Howard Levinson MD, FACS

    • Institution: Duke University
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Preventing Scar Contracture Formation by Inhibiting ROCK
    Biography
    Mihye Choi MD

    Mihye Choi MD

    • Institution: New York University Shool of Medicine
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Quantification of Fat Graft Survival Using 3D Digital Analysis
    Biography
    Richard Baynosa MD

    Richard Baynosa MD

    • Institution: Board of Regents, NSHE, obo University of Nevada, Reno
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Development of a Standardized Microsurgical Skills Curriculum
    Biography
    Louis Poppler MD

    Louis Poppler MD

    • Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Nerve Regeneration following Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
    Biography
    Alexander Allori MD

    Alexander Allori MD

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Standardization of Clinical Outcomes for Cleft Care and Research
    Biography
    Joseph Losee MD

    Joseph Losee MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Inkjet Biopatterning to Spatially Control Osteo- and Angiogenesis
    Biography
    Arin Greene MD

    Arin Greene MD

    • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Determining the Mechanism of Arteriovenous Malformation
    Biography
    Josef Hadeed MD, FACS

    Josef Hadeed MD, FACS

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Evaluation of Contractile Proteins in Dupuytren's Tissue
    Biography
    Amy Moore MD

    Amy Moore MD

    • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Sensory Supercharge Nerve Transfer: Indications and Limitations
    Biography
    Selahattin Ozmen MD

    Selahattin Ozmen MD

    • Institution: Gazi University Medical Faculty, Turkey
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2006
    • Project: The Impact of Gradual Blood Flow Increase on Ischemis-reperfusion Injury in the Rat Cremaster Microc
    Biography
    Brent DeGeorge MD

    Brent DeGeorge MD

    • Institution: The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: The Biophysical Properties of Composite Flexor Tendon Allografts
    Biography
    R. Michael Johnson MD, FACS

    R. Michael Johnson MD, FACS

    • Institution: Wright State University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Transgenic Adipose Stem Cell-Mediated VEGF Delivery
    Biography
    Jae Song MD

    Jae Song MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: PSF Research Fellows
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow: A Cost-Utility Analysis
    Biography
    Wensheng Zhang 

    Wensheng Zhang 

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: The PSF/MTF Dermal Tissue Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Biopatterned DermaMatrix to induce islet cell allograft tolerance
    Biography
    Brian Gander MD

    Brian Gander MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Further Analysis of Craniosynostotic Rabbit Suture with LCM
    Biography
    Shoshana Woo Ambani MD

    Shoshana Woo Ambani MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Muscle Graft Design in a Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface
    Biography
    Richard Gurgel MD

    Richard Gurgel MD

    • Institution: University of Iowa
    • Grant Program: PSF/AAO-HNSF Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Contribution of Merlin Inactivation in Facial Nerve Schwann Cell Regeneration
    Biography
    Ali Salim MD

    Ali Salim MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Transient changes in oxygen tension inhibit osteogenic differentiation and runx2 expression in osteo
    Biography
    Alexander Dagum MD

    Alexander Dagum MD

    • Institution: The Research Foundation of SUNY- SUNY at Stony Bro
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Quantifying Botulinum Toxin Treatment Effect Using DISC Analysis
    Biography
    Kristoffer Sugg MD

    Kristoffer Sugg MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Sense of Touch: An Artificial Feeling?
    Biography
    Sanjay Naran MD

    Sanjay Naran MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Strategies for Repair of Infected Calvarial Bone Defects
    Biography
    Wale Sulaiman MD, PhD, FRCSC

    Wale Sulaiman MD, PhD, FRCSC

    • Institution: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    • Grant Program: PSF Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Expression of Regeneration-Associated Genes after Nerve Injury
    Biography
    Gary A. Tuma MD FACS

    Gary A. Tuma MD FACS

    • Institution: Thomas Jefferson University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Biofilm Removal from Prosthetics
    Biography
    Terence Myckatyn MD

    Terence Myckatyn MD

    • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Impact of Timing of Radiation on IMAs
    Biography
    Tiffany Ballard MD

    Tiffany Ballard MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Patient-Centered Care in Breast Reconstruction
    Biography
    Edward Caterson MD

    Edward Caterson MD

    • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship Sponsored by Integra Foundatio
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Regenerative Capacity of Skin Micrografts
    Biography
    Qixu Zhang MD, PhD

    Qixu Zhang MD, PhD

    • Institution: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Influence of MAPK signaling on ischemic wound healing in elderly
    Biography
    Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC

    Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: A New Patient-Reported Outcome Measure for Body Contouring
    Biography
    Wesley Sivak MD

    Wesley Sivak MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Transfected Adipose Stem Cells for Peripheral Nerve Repair
    Biography
    Alexander Lin MD

    Alexander Lin MD

    • Institution: Saint Louis University
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: BMP-2 Alveolar Bone Reconstruction in the Growing Facial Skeleton
    Biography
    Alison Snyder-Warwick MD

    Alison Snyder-Warwick MD

    • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Genetic Regulation of Terminal Schwann Cells
    Biography
    Debbie Yu MD

    Debbie Yu MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: Role of Schwann Cell CD-40 Status on Nerve Allograft Rejection
    Biography
    Jason Gardenier MD

    Jason Gardenier MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Targeted Lymphatic Ablation Using Diphtheria Toxin
    Biography
    I. Janelle Wagner MD

    I. Janelle Wagner MD

    • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Obesity Impairs Endothelial Progenitor Cell Function
    Biography
    Christopher Spock MD

    Christopher Spock MD

    • Institution: Yale School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Micro-RNA and Classification of Hemangiomas
    Biography
    Becher Alhalabi MD

    Becher Alhalabi MD

    • Institution: The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
    • Grant Program: ASE/PSF Combined Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Teaching and Assessing Operative Judgment in Plastic Surgery
    Biography
    Mark Schramm MD

    Mark Schramm MD

    • Institution: Loma Linda University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2000
    • Project: A Unique Combination of Infrared and Microwave Radiation Accelerates Wound Healing
    Biography
    Niamh O'Sullivan MD

    Niamh O'Sullivan MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: Tissue Engineering
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Steps to Engineering Flexible Ear-Shaped Cartilage
    Biography
    Christoph Nabzdyk MD

    Christoph Nabzdyk MD

    • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Injectable Shape-Memorizing Scaffolds for Skin Sculpting
    Biography
    Gabriela del Pilar Garcia Nores 

    Gabriela del Pilar Garcia Nores 

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Restauration of immune function after lymph node transfer
    Biography
    Christopher Runyan MD, Phd

    Christopher Runyan MD, Phd

    • Institution: University of Cincinnati
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Mandibular Reconstruction Using Allograft Revitalization
    Biography
    Clarence Lin MD

    Clarence Lin MD

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Topical Lineage-Negative Progenitor Cell Therapy for Diabetic Wounds
    Biography
    Jeff Kenkel MD

    Jeff Kenkel MD

    • Institution: University of Texas
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: Hemodynamics, Electolytes and Organ Histology of Larger Volume Liposuction in a Porcine Model
    Biography
    Chaowen Wu MD

    Chaowen Wu MD

    • Institution: The Medical College of Wisconsin
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Revealing how vibration injures peripheral nerves and methods of prevention
    Biography
    Sarah Frommer MD/PhD

    Sarah Frommer MD/PhD

    • Institution: Rhode Island Hospital
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Determining the potential of adipose-derived stem cells
    Biography
    Christina Magill 

    Christina Magill 

    • Institution: Washington University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: New Tools for Solving Old Puzzles: The Use of Transgenic Models in Peripheral Nerve Research
    Biography
    Deepak Narayan MD

    Deepak Narayan MD

    • Institution: Yale University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Hemangiomas: Stem Cell Tumors of Pericyte Origin
    Biography
    Steven Bates MD

    Steven Bates MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: Modulation of TGF-B in Scarless Wound Healing Using Decorin and Mannose-6-P
    Biography
    Ernest Chiu MD, FACS

    Ernest Chiu MD, FACS

    • Institution: Tulane University
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: The Use of Adipose Cells in Breast Surgery: Friend or Foe?
    Biography
    Stephen Kemp 

    Stephen Kemp 

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Autologous Adipose Tissue Supplementation, Potentiating Nerve Fiber Regeneration
    Biography
    Anestis Papadopulos MD

    Anestis Papadopulos MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2006
    • Project: PEG Hydrogels to Engineer Cartilage
    Biography
    Jason Spector MD

    Jason Spector MD

    • Institution: Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Differential Density Microsphere Scaffold Optimizes Wound Healing
    Biography
    Byoung Chol Oh 

    Byoung Chol Oh 

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Regulatory T cells Therapy in Vascularized Composite Transplants
    Biography
    Ziya Baghmanli MD

    Ziya Baghmanli MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Acellular Nerve Conductive Polymer for Peripheral Nerve Interface
    Biography
    Michael DeLong MD

    Michael DeLong MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Investigation of subclinical infection in breast implant capsular contracture
    Biography
    Naveen Kumar MD

    Naveen Kumar MD

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Obesity-induced hypoxia and adipokines in breast cancer
    Biography
    Tim Daugherty MD

    Tim Daugherty MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Skin Improvement in Radiatiation Wounds: The Impact of Adipose Derived Stem Cells
    Biography
    Timothy King MD, PhD

    Timothy King MD, PhD

    • Institution: University of Wisconsin
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Rapid Detection of Vessel Occlusion in Free Tissue Transfer
    Biography
    Amy Moore MD

    Amy Moore MD

    • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: The Effect of a Supercharge Nerve Transfer on Functional Recovery
    Biography
    Bing Siang Gan MD

    Bing Siang Gan MD

    • Institution: University of Western Ontario
    • Grant Program: University of Western Ontario
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: GSK-3 Beta Activity in Dupuytren's Contracture
    Biography
    Joseph Catapano MD

    Joseph Catapano MD

    • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Enhancement of Nerve Regeneration following Neonatal Nerve Injury
    Biography
    Samuel Lin MD

    Samuel Lin MD

    • Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Degradable Orthopedic Devices to Modulate Healing
    Biography
    Brian Labow MD

    Brian Labow MD

    • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Outcomes in Surgical Management of Adolescent Breast Disorders
    Biography
    David Brown MD

    David Brown MD

    • Institution: Duke University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Sustained Local Anti-TNF-alpha Delivery for Hypertrophic Scars
    Biography
    Yun-Ying Shi 

    Yun-Ying Shi 

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: Age-Associated Differences in Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
    Biography
    Hiroo Suami MD

    Hiroo Suami MD

    • Institution: University of Melbourne
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: The Lymphatic Territories of the Upper Limb: Anartomical Study and Clinical Applications
    Biography
    Arin Greene MD

    Arin Greene MD

    • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Cranial Particulate Graft vs. Bone-Dust for Inlay Cranioplasty
    Biography
    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2007
    • Project: Effect of Axonal Load on Free Muscle to the Face Function and Aesthesis
    Biography
    Samuel Buonocore MD

    Samuel Buonocore MD

    • Institution: Yale University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: AAHS/PSF Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Altering tendon biomechanics after flexor tendon repair
    Biography
    Kevin Chung MD, MS

    Kevin Chung MD, MS

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Silicone Joint Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Clinical Trial
    Biography
    Erika Sears MD

    Erika Sears MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: PSF Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Economic Analysis of Finger Replantation
    Biography
    Catherine Curtin MD

    Catherine Curtin MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Hospital Factors Impacting the Quality of Plastic Surgical Care
    Biography
    Shailesh Agarwal MD

    Shailesh Agarwal MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Targeting Angiogenesis to Inhibit Heterotopic Ossification
    Biography
    Erika Sears MD

    Erika Sears MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Impact of Treatment Variation for Deep Sternal Wound Infection
    Biography
    Pejman Aflaki MD

    Pejman Aflaki MD

    • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Evaluation of Appearance Transfer & Persistence in Central Face Transplant
    Biography
    Qixu Zhang MD, PhD

    Qixu Zhang MD, PhD

    • Institution: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Acellular Musculofascial Flap Matrix for Muscle Engineering
    Biography
    Cindy Wu MD

    Cindy Wu MD

    • Institution: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Conjoint Analysis and Internet Crowdsourcing in Plastic Surgery
    Biography
    Alexes Hazen MD

    Alexes Hazen MD

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Evaluation of Simulation in Plastic Surgery Residency Training
    Biography
    David Mathes MD

    David Mathes MD

    • Institution: University of Washington
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Simultaneous Stem Cell and Composite Tissue Transplantation
    Biography
    Christopher Runyan MD, Phd

    Christopher Runyan MD, Phd

    • Institution: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Bone Tissue Engineering via Allograft Revitalization
    Biography
    Evan Weitman MD

    Evan Weitman MD

    • Institution: Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Regulation of Adipogenesis in Lymphedema
    Biography
    Stephen Warren MD, FACS

    Stephen Warren MD, FACS

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2000
    • Project: Rat Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis: Part III - Gradual Distraction vs. Acute Lengthening
    Biography
    Oren Tepper MD

    Oren Tepper MD

    • Institution: New York University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: Vascular Delay Revisited: The Unsuspected Role of Bone-Marrow- Derived Endothelial Stem Cells in Isc
    Biography
    Benjamin Levi MD

    Benjamin Levi MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Defining Timing and Developing Treatment for Heterotopic Ossification
    Biography
    Mirko Gilardino MD

    Mirko Gilardino MD

    • Institution: Montreal Children's Hospital
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Sutural Distraction Osteogenesis for the Treatment of Cleft Palate Disease
    Biography
    Julio Clavijo-Alvarez MD

    Julio Clavijo-Alvarez MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Smart Scaffolds for Soft-Tissue Engineering
    Biography
    Michael Nicoson MD

    Michael Nicoson MD

    • Institution: Washington University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Decellularized Nerve Allografts and Motor Nerve Regeneration
    Biography
    Ivona Percec MD PhD

    Ivona Percec MD PhD

    • Institution: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Sirtuin Regulation of Aging Human Adipose Tissue
    Biography
    Justine Lee MD, PhD

    Justine Lee MD, PhD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Osteoclast Mediated Resorption of Engineered Human Bone
    Biography
    Jordan Steinberg MD, PhD

    Jordan Steinberg MD, PhD

    • Institution: Northwestern University, Chicago
    • Grant Program: PSF/KCI Wound Care Research Fellow
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Stem Cell Biotherapy for Chronic Cutaneous Wounds
    Biography
    Reza Jarrahy MD

    Reza Jarrahy MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: A novel Osteogenic Oxysterol for Cranial Bone Regeneration
    Biography
    Nick Langhals MD

    Nick Langhals MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Neuromuscular Amplification in Regenerative Nerve Interfaces
    Biography
    Christopher Pannucci MD

    Christopher Pannucci MD

    • Institution: University of Utah
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Enoxaparin metabolism in reconstructive surgery patients
    Biography
    Amy Moore MD

    Amy Moore MD

    • Institution: Washington University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: A Transgenic Rat Expressing GFP in Peripheral Nerves
    Biography
    Amy Moore MD

    Amy Moore MD

    • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Vasculogenesis, Schwann Cells, and Senescence in Nerve Allografts
    Biography
    Hanjoon Song MD

    Hanjoon Song MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: Mechanisms of Murine Cranial Suture Patency Mediated by a Dominant- Negative Transforming Growth Fac
    Biography
    Beth Preminger MD

    Beth Preminger MD

    • Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2007
    • Project: Plastic Surgery, Aesthetics, and Medical Professionalism: Beauty and the Eye of the Beholder
    Biography
    Alvin Wong MD

    Alvin Wong MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Skeletal muscle regeneration by human satellite cells following denervation
    Biography
    Daniel Demsey MD

    Daniel Demsey MD

    • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Reversibility of Age-Related Effects on Nerve Regeneration
    Biography
    Kasandra Hanna MD

    Kasandra Hanna MD

    • Institution: University of Virginia
    • Grant Program: Combined Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Recovery from Mastectomy:Qualifying Survivorship through Patient-CenteredOutcomes
    Biography
    Dennis Orgill MD, PhD

    Dennis Orgill MD, PhD

    • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Pre-Expansion of Recipient Site for Enhanced Fat Graft Survival
    Biography
    Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD

    Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospit
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Analysis of wnt9a Regulation of Vertebrate Facial Morphogenesis
    Biography
    Bradon Wilhelmi MD

    Bradon Wilhelmi MD

    • Institution: Harvard University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2000
    • Project: Trigger Finger Release with Hand Surface Landmark Rations: An Automatic and Clinical Study
    Biography
    Juan Rendon MD, PhD

    Juan Rendon MD, PhD

    • Institution: The Ohio State University
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grants
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Evaluating long noncoding RNAs as modulators of incisional scar formation
    Biography
    Joseph Losee MD

    Joseph Losee MD

    • Institution: Single-agent Immunomodulation in Pediatric Craniof
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Single-agent Immunomodulation in Pediatric Craniofacial CTA
    Biography
    Robert Foster MD

    Robert Foster MD

    • Institution: University of California at San Francisco
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: Long-Term Acceptance of Tracheal Allografts Through Mixed Chimerism and CD28 Blockade
    Biography
    Benjamin Levi MD

    Benjamin Levi MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Targeted Mechanism Based Treatment of Heterotopic Ossification
    Biography
    Sanjay Mukerji MD

    Sanjay Mukerji MD

    • Institution: George Washington University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2000
    • Project: Plastic Surgery and Managed Health Care
    Biography
    Derrick Wan MD

    Derrick Wan MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: siRNA Mediated Noggin Suppression Enhances Osteoblast Differentiation & Mineral Deposition
    Biography
    Jamie Zampell MD

    Jamie Zampell MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: PSF Breast or Facial Aesthetics Fellow
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Mechanisms Regulating Fibrosis in Chronic Lymphedema
    Biography
    Peter Broer MD

    Peter Broer MD

    • Institution: Yale University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: The Role of Leptin in Calciphylaxis
    Biography
    Jason Spector MD

    Jason Spector MD

    • Institution: Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Bridging the Gap: Rational Design of Microfluidic Scaffolds
    Biography
    Tiffany Ballard MD

    Tiffany Ballard MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Microsurgery Proficiency Targets
    Biography
    Sara Immerman 

    Sara Immerman 

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Reversal of UV irradiation-induced skin injury with c-Jun siRNA
    Biography
    Jeffrey Friedrich MD

    Jeffrey Friedrich MD

    • Institution: University of Washington
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Patient Reported Outcomes Following Upper Extremity Injury
    Biography
    Sharon Giese MD

    Sharon Giese MD

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2000
    • Project: The Health Benefits of Large Volume Liposuction: A Pilot Study
    Biography
    Howard Wang MD

    Howard Wang MD

    • Institution: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Simulation Model For Microsurgery Training
    Biography
    Juan Valdivia MD

    Juan Valdivia MD

    • Institution: University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: Surgical Treatment of Peripheral Entrapment Neuropathy of the Lower Extremities: Outcomes from 158 C
    Biography
    Christine Novak PT, MS, PhD

    Christine Novak PT, MS, PhD

    • Institution: University Health Network
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Botulinum Toxin Type A for Cold Sensitivity after Hand Trauma
    Biography
    Adam Katz MD

    Adam Katz MD

    • Institution: University of Virginia
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Microfluidic Purification of Adipose-derived Cell Populations
    Biography
    Christopher Geddes MD

    Christopher Geddes MD

    • Institution: Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: Analysis of the Vascular Basis of Perforator Flaps
    Biography
    Peter Taub MD

    Peter Taub MD

    • Institution: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Injectable Cellulosic Hydrogels
    Biography
    Yvonne Pierpont MD

    Yvonne Pierpont MD

    • Institution: University of South Florida
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Comparitive Evaluation of Agents on Fibrosis and Scar Fibroblasts
    Biography
    Mark Schusterman II, MD

    Mark Schusterman II, MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Peripheral Nerve Repair Using Conduits Supplemented With Adipose Stem Cells
    Biography
    Russell Reid MD PhD

    Russell Reid MD PhD

    • Institution: University of Chicago
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: The Role of RANK Signaling in Cranial Suture Homeostasis
    Biography
    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2001
    • Project: Our Experience with Eye Reanimation Microsurgery
    Biography
    Kevin Chung MD, MS

    Kevin Chung MD, MS

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: The Brief MHQ: Conceptual Development and Application for MOC
    Biography
    Damon Cooney MD

    Damon Cooney MD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Pilot Reseach Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: The Effect of CXCR4 Inhibition on Hindlimb Transplant Survival
    Biography
    Justin Sacks MD

    Justin Sacks MD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Lymphatic Inhibition and Dendritic Cells
    Biography
    Otto Walter MD

    Otto Walter MD

    • Institution: Wrist Fusion and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2000
    • Project: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Biography
    Caroline Szpalski MD

    Caroline Szpalski MD

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: A Novel Three Dimensional Model for Bone Tissue Engineering
    Biography
    Scott Farber MD

    Scott Farber MD

    • Institution: The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Schwann Cell Senescence: A Result of Chronic Denervation?
    Biography
    Ivona Percec MD PhD

    Ivona Percec MD PhD

    • Institution: University of Pennsylvania
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: A protective role for SIRT1 against aging in human ASCs
    Biography
    Toni Zhong MD

    Toni Zhong MD

    • Institution: University Health Network
    • Grant Program: ASRM/PSF Combined PIlot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: TAP block in DIEP or free MS-TRAM donor site: a RCT
    Biography
    Andrea Moor PhD

    Andrea Moor PhD

    • Institution: University of South Florida
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Age and ROS alter cell signaling and re-epithelization of skin
    Biography
    Adeyiza Momoh MD

    Adeyiza Momoh MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Effect of Radiation on Tissue for Delayed Breast Reconstruction
    Biography
    Rod Rohrich MD, FACS

    Rod Rohrich MD, FACS

    • Institution: University of Texas
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: Nasal Reconstruction: Beyond Aesthetic Subunits
    Biography
    Anand Kumar MD

    Anand Kumar MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Harnessing Heterotopic Ossification for Bone Regeneration
    Biography
    Kevin Chung MD, MS

    Kevin Chung MD, MS

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Economic Analysis of Hand Transplantation
    Biography
    van Aalst John MD

    van Aalst John MD

    • Institution: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Elusive Deformable Tissue Engineered Cartilage: Focus on Elastin
    Biography
    Brian Mailey MD

    Brian Mailey MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, San Diego
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Evaluating relationship between stem cells and fat graft survival
    Biography
    Mei Yang MD, PhD

    Mei Yang MD, PhD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Application of TRAIL-expressing ADSCs in lipofilling
    Biography
    Kristoffer Sugg MD

    Kristoffer Sugg MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Tendon Regeneration
    Biography
    Shane Morrison MD, MS

    Shane Morrison MD, MS

    • Institution: University of Washington
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Perceptions of Facial Femininity and Outcomes After Facial Feminization Surgery
    Biography
    Gordon Lee MD

    Gordon Lee MD

    • Institution: Stanford University Hospital and Clinics
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grants
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Pre-operative Nerve Blocks in Patients Undergoing Free-Flap Breast Reconstruction
    Biography
    Jason Spector MD

    Jason Spector MD

    • Institution: Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Hydrogen sulfide as pre-and post-ischemic cytoprotectant in vivo
    Biography
    Paschalia Mountziaris MD

    Paschalia Mountziaris MD

    • Institution: Albany Medical College
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Role of Integrin-Dependent Crosstalk in Hypertrophic Scar Formation
    Biography
    Gerald Brandacher MD

    Gerald Brandacher MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Effect of Schwann Cell Therapy on Neuroregeneration after Limb Allotransplantation
    Biography
    Benjamin Wei MD

    Benjamin Wei MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Influence of PEDOT and Myoblasts on Neuroma Formation
    Biography
    Jeffrey Gusenoff MD

    Jeffrey Gusenoff MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Autologous Fat Grafting for Pedal Fat Pad Atrophy
    Biography
    Christopher Chambers PhD

    Christopher Chambers PhD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: The Role of Notch Signaling in Adipocyte Derived Stem Cells
    Biography
    Randall Nacamuli MD

    Randall Nacamuli MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: Angiogenesis is required for Successful Bone Induction during Distraction Osteogenesis
    Biography
    Joel Pessa MD

    Joel Pessa MD

    • Institution: UT Southwestern Medical School
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: The Compartmentalization of Human Adipose Tissue
    Biography
    Alayna Loiselle PhD

    Alayna Loiselle PhD

    • Institution: Universty of Rochester
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Mmp9 Inhibition Decreases Scarring during Flexor Tendon Healing
    Biography
    Amanda Ross MD

    Amanda Ross MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: LGR6+ Epithelial Stem Cell Augmentation of Fracture Healing
    Biography
    Brian Derby MD

    Brian Derby MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Skin regenerative potential of ADSCs: in vivo nude mouse model
    Biography
    Harvey Chim MD

    Harvey Chim MD

    • Institution: Case Western Reserve University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Shaping the Hand: Guidance Strategies for Tissue Engineering
    Biography
    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Our Experience with Mini-Temporalis in Facial Reanimation
    Biography
    Michael Bykowski MD

    Michael Bykowski MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Coronal Suturectomy Re-Ossification in the Saethre-Chotzen Mouse Model
    Biography
    Philip Johnson PhD

    Philip Johnson PhD

    • Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Investigation of Muscle Reinnervation and Functional Recovery
    Biography
    Richard Zoumalan 

    Richard Zoumalan 

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: PSF / AAO-HNSF Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Prevention of Radiation-Induced Skin Fibrosis by Topic Gene Therapy
    Biography
    Jason Spector MD

    Jason Spector MD

    • Institution: Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Microsurgical Reactivation of Cleft Lip Developmental Programs
    Biography
    Jessie Yu MD

    Jessie Yu MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Cellular mechanisms of lymphatic dysfunction in obesity
    Biography
    Mohamed Ibrahim MD

    Mohamed Ibrahim MD

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Novel implantable optical oxygen monitor to detect flap viability
    Biography
    Edward Davidson MD

    Edward Davidson MD

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Novel Mechanisms for Accelerating Distraction Osteogenesis
    Biography
    J. Peter Rubin MD

    J. Peter Rubin MD

    • Institution: Hematopoietic Potential in Adipose Derived Stem Cells: Implications for new Clinical Therapies
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: University of Pittsburgh
    Biography
    Lauren Kokai PhD

    Lauren Kokai PhD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Modulating Macrophage Dynamics to Improve Autologous Fat Grafting Outcomes
    Biography
    Ida Fox MD

    Ida Fox MD

    • Institution: Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: The Effect of Cold Preservation on Nerve Allografts
    Biography
    Jennica Platt MD Msc

    Jennica Platt MD Msc

    • Institution: University Health Network
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Nipple Delay Prior to Nipple Sparing Mastectomy: A Pilot RCT
    Biography
    Ian Taylor MD

    Ian Taylor MD

    • Institution: Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: Angiosomes of the Torso
    Biography
    Toni Zhong MD

    Toni Zhong MD

    • Institution: University Health Network
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Acellular Dermal Matrix in One-Stage Breast Reconstruction: A RCT
    Biography
    Ruth Tevlin MB BAO BCh, MRCSI

    Ruth Tevlin MB BAO BCh, MRCSI

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Mechanisms involved in Diabetic Fracture Healing
    Biography
    Zhong Zheng PhD

    Zhong Zheng PhD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: FReP cell-based therapy for skeletal muscle generation
    Biography
    Gerhard Mundinger MD

    Gerhard Mundinger MD

    • Institution: University of Maryland
    • Grant Program: PSF Research Fellows
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Simultaneous Renal and Vascularized Bone Allotransplantation
    Biography
    Thomas Tung MD

    Thomas Tung MD

    • Institution: Washington University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: CD40 Blockade in Limb and Nerve Transplantation
    Biography
    Jeffrey Marcus MD

    Jeffrey Marcus MD

    • Institution: Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: The Residual Unilateral Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity
    Biography
    Joseph Catapano MD

    Joseph Catapano MD

    • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Corneal neurotization: studying a novel solution for neurotrophic keratitis
    Biography
    Obinna Ezeamuzie 

    Obinna Ezeamuzie 

    • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Pilot Reseach Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Effects of Fat Graft Vascularization on Graft Take and Retention
    Biography
    Elham Mahmoudi Research Assistant Professor

    Elham Mahmoudi Research Assistant Professor

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: A Population Study of the Impact of Provider Volume on Outcomes of Free Flap
    Biography
    Chaitan Devulapalli MD

    Chaitan Devulapalli MD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Preoperative Paravertebral Block in Breast Reconstruction
    Biography
    Xiao Xia Wang MD

    Xiao Xia Wang MD

    • Institution: New York University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Effect of SiRNA Against Noggin in Healing Calvarial Defects
    Biography
    Natasa Milijkovic 

    Natasa Milijkovic 

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Improving Fat Graft Survival by Ex Vivo Non-Viral Gene Delivery
    Biography
    Scott Hollenbeck MD

    Scott Hollenbeck MD

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Targeting adipocyte IL-6 production for breast cancer prevention
    Biography
    Damon Cooney MD

    Damon Cooney MD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: A COMPARISON OF THE IMMUNOMODULATORY EFFECTS OF DONOR, RECIPIENT
    Biography
    Jeremy Goverman MD

    Jeremy Goverman MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Prognostic value of neutrophil extracellular traps in human burn wounds
    Biography
    Harvey Chim MD

    Harvey Chim MD

    • Institution: Case Western Reserve University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Cell Guidance for Induction of Osteogenesis and Chondrogenesis
    Biography
    Bahar Bassiri Gharb MD, PhD

    Bahar Bassiri Gharb MD, PhD

    • Institution: Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: EX-VIVO NORMOTHERMIC HUMAN UPPER EXTREMITY PERFUSION
    Biography
    Madeleine Gust MD

    Madeleine Gust MD

    • Institution: Northwestern University - Chicago Campus
    • Grant Program: PSF Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Targeting Tension in Facial Aesthetic Surgery Scars
    Biography
    Michael Brenner MD

    Michael Brenner MD

    • Institution: Washington University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: Tissue-Engineered Constructs of Peripheral Nerve Injury
    Biography
    George Broughton MD

    George Broughton MD

    • Institution: University of Texas
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: DVT Prophylaxis Practice & Treatment Strategies Among Plastic Surgeons: Survey Results
    Biography
    George Broughton MD

    George Broughton MD

    • Institution: University of Texas
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Lifestyle outcomes, satisfaction, and attitudes of patients after liposuction
    Biography
    Christine Rohde MD

    Christine Rohde MD

    • Institution: Columbia University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Electromagnetic Fields and Pectoral Block for Breast Reconstruction Pain Control
    Biography
    Brett Michelotti MD

    Brett Michelotti MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Investigating the Use of MRI for Diagnosing and Managing Wrist Ligament Injuries
    Biography
    Kari Keys MD

    Kari Keys MD

    • Institution: University of Washington
    • Grant Program: Combined Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Microsurgery Simulation in Training and Competency Assessment
    Biography
    Brett Phillips MD

    Brett Phillips MD

    • Institution: The Research Foundation of SUNY- SUNY at Stony Bro
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Postop Antibiotics for Immediate Breast Reconstruction: A RCT
    Biography
    Alison Snyder-Warwick MD

    Alison Snyder-Warwick MD

    • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Terminal Schwann Cells: Roles in Development and Regeneration
    Biography
    Soner Tatilded MD

    Soner Tatilded MD

    • Institution: New York University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2007
    • Project: Role of Innervation in the Metabolic Response of Skin to Injury
    Biography
    Ahmed Afifi MD

    Ahmed Afifi MD

    • Institution: The University of Wisconsin- Madison
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: A Qualitative Assessment of Patients' Experiences with Migraine Surgery
    Biography
    Steven Buchman MD

    Steven Buchman MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Adipocyte Stem Cell Enhancement of Distraction in Radiated Jaws
    Biography
    Jamie Levine MD

    Jamie Levine MD

    • Institution: New York University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2007
    • Project: Low-Dose Radiation Augments Vasculogenesis Signaling Through HIF-1 Dependent SDF-1 Induction
    Biography
    Hooman Soltanian MD

    Hooman Soltanian MD

    • Institution: Case Western Reserve University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Reversible Chemical Myotomy for Lateral Abdominal Wall Release
    Biography
    Ashley Amalfi MD

    Ashley Amalfi MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: The anti-neoplastic effect of aminosterol squalamine on melanoma
    Biography
    Eric Wang MD

    Eric Wang MD

    • Institution: University of California, San Francisco
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Functional coagulation and platelet assays in microsurgery
    Biography
    S. Alex Rottgers MD

    S. Alex Rottgers MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Analysis of Craniosynostotic Rabbit Sutures with LCM
    Biography
    Howard Wang MD

    Howard Wang MD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Novel Treatment Strategies for Antibody-Mediated Rejection in VCA
    Biography
    Bryan Armijo MD

    Bryan Armijo MD

    • Institution: Case Western Reserve University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Differences Between Proliferative and Involutional Hemangiomas
    Biography
    Devin Coon 

    Devin Coon 

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: The Role of Body Mass in Body Contouring Patients: A Prospective Analysis of 511 Cases
    Biography
    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: Outcomes of Microsurgery in 125 Patients with Lower Extremity Nerve Lesions
    Biography
    Kris Andrews MD

    Kris Andrews MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2001
    • Project: The Treatment of Alkaline Burns by Neutralization: An Old Myth Dispelled
    Biography
    Aviram Giladi MD

    Aviram Giladi MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Outcomes and Impairment Assessment After Finger Amputations
    Biography
    Shaun Mendenhall MD

    Shaun Mendenhall MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Combined Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Utilizing Smart Phone Technology for Hand Surgical Education
    Biography
    Edward Davidson MD

    Edward Davidson MD

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Optimizing Biomimetic Implant Repair of Craniofacial Bone Defects
    Biography
    Oluseyi Aliu MD

    Oluseyi Aliu MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: National variations in treatment patterns for thumb CMC arthritis
    Biography
    Payam Shayani 

    Payam Shayani 

    • Institution: University of Texas
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2001
    • Project: Informed Consent: More Than Just a Form
    Biography
    Jesse Taylor MD

    Jesse Taylor MD

    • Institution: Cincinnati Children's Hospital
    • Grant Program: AAPS/PSF Academic Scholar
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Periosteal Allograft Revitalization Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells, BMP-2 and VEGF
    Biography
    Gregory Borschel MD

    Gregory Borschel MD

    • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Side-to-side nerve grafting to enhance nerve regeneration
    Biography
    Arta Kelmendi-Doko MD

    Arta Kelmendi-Doko MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Controlled Release of Adipogenic Factors to Enhance Fat Graft Ret
    Biography
    Katie Weichman MD

    Katie Weichman MD

    • Institution: Montefiore Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Improving Decision Making in Breast Reconstruction: A Validated Option Grid
    Biography
    Clifford Pereira MD

    Clifford Pereira MD

    • Institution: VA Medical Center West Los Angeles
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Human and Mouse Osteoblasts Exhibit Distinct Patterns of Osteogenesis in 3D
    Biography
    Sahil Kapur MD

    Sahil Kapur MD

    • Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison (Board of Regents University of Wisconsin System)
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Controlling Peripheral Nerve Signal Transmission with Light
    Biography
    Akishige Hokugo MD

    Akishige Hokugo MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los A
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Fabrication of a chemotactic smart scaffold for bone regeneration
    Biography
    J. Peter Rubin MD

    J. Peter Rubin MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Directed Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Quality-of-Life After Breast Augmentation
    Biography
    Alex Wong MD

    Alex Wong MD

    • Institution: University of Southern California
    • Grant Program: PSF/MTF Dermal Tissue Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Evaluation of Human Acellular Dermal Matrix in Joint Arthroplasty
    Biography
    A.  Lee Dellon MD

    A. Lee Dellon MD

    • Institution: John Hopkins University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Partial joint denervation: First applications to the ankle, shoulder, elbow and hip
    Biography
    Yener Demirtas MD

    Yener Demirtas MD

    • Institution: Gazi University Medical School, Turkey
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: Selective Percutaneous Desiccation of the Perforators with Radiofrequency for Strategic Transfer of
    Biography
    Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD

    Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Real Time Fate Mapping of Palatogenic Cranial Neural Crest Cells
    Biography
    Kenneth Fong MD

    Kenneth Fong MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: Apoptosis in a Rodent Model of Cranial Suture Fusion
    Biography
    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: Selective Ipsilateral and Selective Contralateral C7 in Obstetric Brachial Plexus Paralysis
    Biography
    J. Peter Rubin MD

    J. Peter Rubin MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2006
    • Project: Post-Bariatric Plastic Surgery: Patient Care Algorithms, Technical Advances, and Outcomes in an Acad
    Biography
    Anup Patel MD

    Anup Patel MD

    • Institution: Yale University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: The Impact of Surgery in Craniosynostosis Using ERPs
    Biography
    Janae Kittinger MD

    Janae Kittinger MD

    • Institution: Scott and White Healthcare
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Outcomes of Corticosteroid Treatment for Trigger Finger by Stage
    Biography
    James Bradley MD, FACS

    James Bradley MD, FACS

    • Institution: The University of California, Los Angeles
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Reprogramming of ASCs for Increased Osteogenic Potential
    Biography
    Hyun Nah MD, DMD, PhD

    Hyun Nah MD, DMD, PhD

    • Institution: University of Pennsylvnia
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2006
    • Project: In Utero Gene Delivery for Rescue of Cleft Palate in a TGF-Beta 3 Knockout Mouse
    Biography
    Jennifer McGrath MD

    Jennifer McGrath MD

    • Institution: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Validation of a novel model of Pfeiffer syndrome in zebrafish
    Biography
    Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD

    Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Human Muscle Progenitor and Regeneration
    Biography
    Gregory Cooper MD

    Gregory Cooper MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Rescue of Coronal Suture Fusion Using Flutamide
    Biography
    Mohamed Abdulla 

    Mohamed Abdulla 

    • Institution: The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Induced Cranial Bone Transplant
    Biography
    Derek Steinbacher MD, DMD

    Derek Steinbacher MD, DMD

    • Institution: Yale University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: FGFR2 Inhibition Mitigates Craniosynostosis in Crouzon Syndrome
    Biography
    Alexis Donneys MD

    Alexis Donneys MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Therapeutic Prevention of Radiation Induced Non-Unions
    Biography
    Alexis Donneys MD

    Alexis Donneys MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Optimization of Non-Vascularized Grafting in Irradiated Bone
    Biography
    Garry Brody MD

    Garry Brody MD

    • Institution: University of Southern California
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Study of the Relationship Between Breast Implants and Lymphoma
    Biography
    Howard Langstein MD

    Howard Langstein MD

    • Institution: University of Rochester
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: The Effects of Inflamatory Mediators on Capsular Contracture in a Mouse Model
    Biography
    Yun-Ying Shi 

    Yun-Ying Shi 

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Mechanisms of osteogenic differentiation of murine adipose-derived mesenchymal cells
    Biography
    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Muscle target responsiveness to 178 intercostal nerve neurotizations in severe brachial plexus lesio
    Biography
    Matthew Wood PhD

    Matthew Wood PhD

    • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Assessing Burdens to Axonal Regeneration across Nerve Autografts
    Biography
    Michael Ogilvie MD, MBA

    Michael Ogilvie MD, MBA

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Delivery of miR through Biodegradable Scaffolds
    Biography
    Santosh Kale MD

    Santosh Kale MD

    • Institution: Washington University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Nerve Allotransplantation: Immunologic Investigation and Modulation
    Biography
    Kai Megerle MD

    Kai Megerle MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Notch Signalling in Tendon Surgery and Engineering
    Biography
    George Kamel MD

    George Kamel MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Dominant-negative irf6 Mutant Analysis in Zebrafish
    Biography
    David Mathes MD

    David Mathes MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2000
    • Project: In Utero Induction of Transplantation Tolerance
    Biography
    Alison Snyder-Warwick MD

    Alison Snyder-Warwick MD

    • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Terminal Schwann cell contributions to muscle reinnervation after nerve injury
    Biography
    Reuben Bueno Jr., MD

    Reuben Bueno Jr., MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: A Validated Assessment Tool for Microsurgical Skills
    Biography
    Saba Motakef MD

    Saba Motakef MD

    • Institution: Loma Linda University Department of Plastic Surgery
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Liposomal Bupivacaine in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction
    Biography
    Frederick Wang MD

    Frederick Wang MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Breast Microenvironment after Fat Grafting
    Biography
    Christian Ford MD

    Christian Ford MD

    • Institution: Boston University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2001
    • Project: Interim Analysis of a Prospective, Randomized Trial of Vacuum-Assisted Closure vs. Health-Point Syst
    Biography
    Bahman Guyuron MD

    Bahman Guyuron MD

    • Institution: Case Western Reserve University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Autologous fat grafting for scleroderma induced skin fibrosis
    Biography
    Nijaguna Prasad PhD

    Nijaguna Prasad PhD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Post-transplant malignancy in Organ Transplant Patients
    Biography
    Eric Fukaya MD

    Eric Fukaya MD

    • Institution: University of California, San Francisco
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2006
    • Project: MRA of Septocutaneous Perforators for Free Fibula Flaps
    Biography
    Xin Xiao Zheng MD

    Xin Xiao Zheng MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Tolerance Induction to Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
    Biography
    Prabhu Senthilkumar MD

    Prabhu Senthilkumar MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Enhancing Nerve Repair By Photochemically Sealing Growth Factors
    Biography
    Stephen Kemp 

    Stephen Kemp 

    • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Treatment of Peripheral Nerve Injury with P7C3
    Biography
    Lucie Lessard MD

    Lucie Lessard MD

    • Institution: McGill University Health Centre
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: The effect of breast reduction mammaplasty on spinal function and physical health
    Biography
    Bing Siang Gan 

    Bing Siang Gan 

    • Institution: Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson)
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: IGFR1: a potential therapeutic target for Dupuytren's disease
    Biography
    Howard Levinson MD, FACS

    Howard Levinson MD, FACS

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Development of a Degradable Bioengineered Skin Equivalent
    Biography
    Robert Allen Jr., MD

    Robert Allen Jr., MD

    • Institution: New York University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Combination Therapy Improves Diabetic Wound Healing
    Biography
    Gerald Brandacher MD

    Gerald Brandacher MD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: SKIN TAPE STRIPPING TO ASSESS CYTOKINE EXPRESSION PROFILES
    Biography
    Darren Smith MD

    Darren Smith MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Bioprinting Tissue Engineered Intramembranous Bone Constructs
    Biography
    Galen Wachtman MD

    Galen Wachtman MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Research Fellows
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Modulating Immunotherapy in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
    Biography
    Michael Carstens MD

    Michael Carstens MD

    • Institution: Children's Hospital of Oakland California
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2000
    • Project: Development of the Facial Midline: Field Theory I: Internal Carotid Artery Distribution to the Face.
    Biography
    Jeffrey Gusenoff MD

    Jeffrey Gusenoff MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Fat Retention in Diabetics after Pedal Fat Grafting
    Biography
    Jonathan Winograd MD

    Jonathan Winograd MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Photochemical Tissue Bonding for Sutureless Vascular Anastomosis
    Biography
    Kallirroi Tzafetta MD

    Kallirroi Tzafetta MD

    • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2007
    • Project: Functional Microanatomy of the Facial Nerve
    Biography
    Matthew Camp MD

    Matthew Camp MD

    • Institution: Loma Linda University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2006
    • Project: The Evolving Image of Plastic Surgery as a Profession: A Historical Perspective
    Biography
    Martina Ozwueze MD

    Martina Ozwueze MD

    • Institution: Vanderbilt University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Unexpected prevalence of motor axons in the distal superficial radial and posterior interosseous ner
    Biography
    Simon Farnebo MD, PhD

    Simon Farnebo MD, PhD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Tissue engineered biocompatible tendon/ligament-bone constructs
    Biography
    Lisa Rubin MD

    Lisa Rubin MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2006
    • Project: Understanding Motivations for Breast Surgery: A Qualitative Comparison of Augmentation, Reduction, a
    Biography
    Niamh O'Sullivan MD

    Niamh O'Sullivan MD

    • Institution: Harvard Medical School
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Engineering Flexible Cartilage Using Human Chondrocytes
    Biography
    Jason Gardenier MD

    Jason Gardenier MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Local/systemic Depletion of Tcells in the Treatment of Lymphedema
    Biography
    Amy Alderman MD

    Amy Alderman MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: National Utilization of Immediate Breast Reconstruction
    Biography
    Dunya Atisha MD

    Dunya Atisha MD

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Evaluating Patient Reported Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients
    Biography
    Arin Greene MD

    Arin Greene MD

    • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Particulate Bone for Secondary Inlay Cranioplasty
    Biography
    Zeshaan Maan MD

    Zeshaan Maan MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Single Cell Analysis of SDF-1 Mediated Stem Cell Recruitment
    Biography
    Anne Klassen PhD

    Anne Klassen PhD

    • Institution: McMaster University
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Development of the FACE-Q Kids PRO Instrument
    Biography
    Gedge Rosson MD

    Gedge Rosson MD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Human Experimental and Clinical Evidence Supporting Tibial Nerve Decompression in the Medial and Lat
    Biography
    Kia McLean Washington MD

    Kia McLean Washington MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: National Endowment
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Improving Somatosensory Cortical Response Properties After Compsite Tissue Transplantation
    Biography
    Matthew Wood PhD

    Matthew Wood PhD

    • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: BDNF and GDNF for treatment of nerve injury
    Biography
    Xiao Tian Wang 

    Xiao Tian Wang 

    • Institution: Boston University
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: Marrow Stem Cells with Skin Substitutes for Diabetic Wounds
    Biography
    Arin Greene MD

    Arin Greene MD

    • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Determining the Mechanism of Pediatric Capillary Malformation
    Biography
    Rishi Jindal MD

    Rishi Jindal MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: IL-2 Immunomodulation and Topical Immunosuppression in CTA
    Biography
    Paige Fox MD, PhD

    Paige Fox MD, PhD

    • Institution: Stanford University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Collagen Nanogel for Wound Healing
    Biography
    Brent Ponce 

    Brent Ponce 

    • Institution: The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: The Effect of Traction on Neuroma Formation
    Biography
    Jason Spector MD

    Jason Spector MD

    • Institution: Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Vascularized Tissue Engineered Scaffolds for In Vivo Anastomosis
    Biography
    Nadja Burns MD

    Nadja Burns MD

    • Institution: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Outcomes of Non-Cross Linked Porcine vs Human Acellular Dermal Matrices for Abdominal Wall Reconstru
    Biography
    Jian-Wei Xu MD

    Jian-Wei Xu MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2001
    • Project: Producing a Flexible Tissue-Engineered Cartilage Framework Using Expanded Polytetrafluoro-ethylene (
    Biography
    Abigail Cochran MD

    Abigail Cochran MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment ofor Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Therapeutic Fat Grafting: Breast Cancer Treatment and Reconstruction
    Biography
    Alan Widgerow MD

    Alan Widgerow MD

    • Institution: University of California, Irvine
    • Grant Program: PSF/MTF Allograft Tissue Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Tissue engineered 3-D ear cartilage construct
    Biography
    Aaron Berger MD, PhD

    Aaron Berger MD, PhD

    • Institution: Stanford University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Head Mounted Video Cameras for Surgical Skill Education
    Biography
    June Wu MD

    June Wu MD

    • Institution: Columbia University
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: The Role of Jagged-1 in Angiogenesis of Infantile Hemangiomas
    Biography
    Babak Mehrara MD

    Babak Mehrara MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Tissue Derived Stem Cells and Radiation Injury
    Biography
    Oren Tepper MD

    Oren Tepper MD

    • Institution: New York University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Postnatal vasculogenesis by bone-derived progenitor cells in situ
    Biography
    Howard Levinson MD, FACS

    Howard Levinson MD, FACS

    • Institution: Duke University
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Cell Contractility in Dupuytren's Disease
    Biography
    Nick Langhals MD

    Nick Langhals MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Biosignal Insulators in Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces
    Biography
    Omeed Khodaparast MD

    Omeed Khodaparast MD

    • Institution: Southwestern Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2001
    • Project: Effect of a Transpositional Muscle Flap on VEGF mRNA Expression in a Canine Fracture Model
    Biography
    Reza Jarrahy MD

    Reza Jarrahy MD

    • Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
    • Grant Program: PSF Research Fellow
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Osteogenic Potential Of Oxysterols in Osseous Tissue Engineering
    Biography
    Mustafa Akyurek MD

    Mustafa Akyurek MD

    • Institution: Hacettepe University, Turkey
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: A New Flap Design: Neural-Island Flap
    Biography
    Bing Siang Gan MD

    Bing Siang Gan MD

    • Institution: St. Joseph's Health Care, Canada
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2002
    • Project: Probiotic Lactobacillus RC-14 and its Biosurfactant Precent S.A. Infection in Rats
    Biography
    John van Aalst MD

    John van Aalst MD

    • Institution: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Implanted bioreactor to direct development of engineered cartilage
    Biography
    Harry Salinas MD

    Harry Salinas MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Prevention of Vein Graft Intimal Hyperplasia via PTP
    Biography
    Thomas Satterwhite MD

    Thomas Satterwhite MD

    • Institution: Stanford University
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Validating A Web-Based Microsurgery Curriculum
    Biography
    Anne Catherine O'Neill MD

    Anne Catherine O'Neill MD

    • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: Photochemical Tissue Bonding: A Promising New Approach to the Nerve Gap
    Biography
    Kia McLean Washington MD

    Kia McLean Washington MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsbrugh
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2007
    • Project: Evaluation of Functional Outcome in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
    Biography
    Matthew Camp MD

    Matthew Camp MD

    • Institution: Loma Linda University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2008
    • Project: Mapping the Future of Plastic Surgery
    Biography
    A.  Lee Dellon MD

    A. Lee Dellon MD

    • Institution: Dellon Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2005
    • Project: Biblical Curse, Modern Mutilation: The Plastic Surgeon's Role in Leprosy in 2005
    Biography
    Swapna Ghanta MD

    Swapna Ghanta MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: T-regulatory Mediated Immunosuppression after Lymphatic Injury
    Biography
    Melissa Shauver 

    Melissa Shauver 

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Measuring Healthcare Quality and the Implications for Pay-For-Performance
    Biography
    Theodore Kung MD

    Theodore Kung MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Peripheral nerve signal transduction via polyimide electrodes
    Biography
    Angelo Leto Barone MD

    Angelo Leto Barone MD

    • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Role of non-adherent clonogenic ASCs on T-cell immunomodulation
    Biography
    Firas Eladoumikdachi 

    Firas Eladoumikdachi 

    • Institution: Baylor College of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2001
    • Project: Anatomy of the Lumbricals and Interossel Revisited
    Biography
    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    Julia Terzis MD, PhD

    • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2006
    • Project: Restoration of Shoulder external Rotation in OBPP by Rerouting of Latissimus Dorsi and Teres Major
    Biography
    Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC

    Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2001
    • Project: Microvascular Reconstruction of the Hypopharnyx: Defect Classification, Treatment Algorithm, and Fun
    Biography
    Christi Cavaliere MD

    Christi Cavaliere MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: A Cost-Utility Analysis of Total Wrist Arthroplasty and Total Wrist Fusion
    Biography
    Marc Soares MD

    Marc Soares MD

    • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Seeding success: encouraging cross-talk at the vascular frontline
    Biography
    Grace Chiou MD

    Grace Chiou MD

    • Institution: Palo Alto Institute for Research & Education, Inc.
    • Grant Program: The National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Tendon-Bone Composite Tissue Engineering in a Rabbit Model
    Biography
    Charles Blackshear MD

    Charles Blackshear MD

    • Institution: Stanford University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Enhanced Fat Graft Retention Through Novel Stromal Cell Subpopulations
    Biography
    Oren Tepper MD

    Oren Tepper MD

    • Institution: New York University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2007
    • Project: Defining Changes in Volumetric Distribution Following Breast Reduction Surgery through Three-Dimensi
    Biography
    Anthony Echo MD

    Anthony Echo MD

    • Institution: The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
    • Grant Program: Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Reconstructive surgery resident stress while learning novel microsurgical tasks
    Biography
    Tomer Avraham MD

    Tomer Avraham MD

    • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: Research Felllowship
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Adipose Derived Stem Cells Augment Lymphatic Regeneration
    Biography
    Arash Moradzadeh MD

    Arash Moradzadeh MD

    • Institution: Washington University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2007
    • Project: A Paradigm Shift from Sensory to Motor Nerve Grafting to Improve Nerve Regeneration
    Biography
    Rajiv Midha MD

    Rajiv Midha MD

    • Institution: The University of Calgary
    • Grant Program: ASPN/PSF Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Motor Axon Misdirection in Traumatic Neuroma-in-Continuity injury
    Biography
    Alicia Snider MD

    Alicia Snider MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Investigation of the Effects of Amifostine in the Mitigation of Radiation Injury
    Biography
    Lesley Wong MD

    Lesley Wong MD

    • Institution: University of Kentucky Research Foundation
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2015
    • Project: Non-Contact Diffuse Optical Assessment of Mastectomy Skin Flaps
    Biography
    Deniz Sarhaddi MD

    Deniz Sarhaddi MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: 'Endogenous Tissue Engineering' of Custom Mandible Free Flaps
    Biography
    Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc

    Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc

    • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Vascular Malformations: Investigation of Pubertal Hormone Expression
    Biography
    Nada Berry MD

    Nada Berry MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: ADSC Potentiates Tissue Reorganization/Repair - Radiated Expansion
    Biography
    Andrew Gassman MD

    Andrew Gassman MD

    • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2013
    • Project: Remote Ischemic Preconditioning's Effect on Fat Graft Volume
    Biography
    Mark Fisher MD

    Mark Fisher MD

    • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Investigating the Role of Myofibroblasts in Wound Healing
    Biography
    Michael Neumeister MD, FRCSC, FACS

    Michael Neumeister MD, FRCSC, FACS

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2014
    • Project: Prospective Antiviral Prophylaxis in a Burn Patient Population
    Biography
    Jason Spector MD

    Jason Spector MD

    • Institution: Improving Wound Healing Using the Naturally Occurring Antigen Alpha Gal
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2016
    • Project: Improving Wound Healing Using the Naturally Occurring Antigen Alpha Gal
    Biography
    Joey Grochmal MD

    Joey Grochmal MD

    • Institution: The University of Calgary
    • Grant Program: Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2012
    • Project: Characterization of SKP-SC produced myelin
    Biography
    Arian Mowlavi MD

    Arian Mowlavi MD

    • Institution: Southern Illinois University
    • Grant Program: Scientific Essay Contest
    • Recipient Year: 2003
    • Project: The Ideal Aesthetic Earlobe
    Biography
    Kristin Campbell MD

    Kristin Campbell MD

    • Institution: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Grant Program: PSF Combined Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Ventral Hernia Repair with Adipose Stem Cells and Porcine Dermis
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