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.

    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
    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
    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
    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
    Ida Wagner MD

    Ida 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
    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
    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
    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
    Kevin Chung MD

    Kevin Chung MD

    • Institution: University of Michigan
    • Grant Program: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: Economic Analysis of Hand Transplantation
    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
    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
    Shoshana Woo MD

    Shoshana Woo 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
    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
    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
    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
    Janae Maher MD

    Janae Maher 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Miryam Hariri PhD

    Miryam Hariri PhD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: Basic Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Influence of Cytokines on Rat Dendritic Cell Function
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Andrea Pusic MD

    Andrea Pusic MD

    • 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
    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
    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
    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
    Madeleine J. Gust MD

    Madeleine J. Gust MD

    • Institution: Northwestern University - Chicago Campus
    • Grant Program: PSF Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2011
    • Project: Targeting Tension in Facial Aesthetic Surgery Scars
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    David O'Gorman MD

    David O'Gorman MD

    • Institution: Lawson Health Research Institute
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2009
    • Project: An Inducible POSTN-Expressing Model of Abnormal Scarring
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Gerald Brandacher 

    Gerald Brandacher 

    • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Kevin Chung MD

    Kevin Chung MD

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

    Kevin Chung MD

    • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Jennica Platt MD

    Jennica Platt MD

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

    Josef Hadeed MD

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

    Miroslav Gilardino 

    • Institution: Montreal Children's Hospital
    • Grant Program: Research Fellowship
    • Recipient Year: 2004
    • Project: Sutural Distraction Osteogenesis for the Treatment of Cleft Palate Disease
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Wen Zhang MD

    Wen Zhang MD

    • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
    • Grant Program: PSF Pilot Research Grant
    • Recipient Year: 2010
    • Project: Induction of Tolerance in CTA with TGF-beta/Fc,Rapamycin and ALS
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Gerald Brandacher 

    Gerald Brandacher 

    • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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

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