Grants We Funded

In 2014, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 32 Investigator-Initiated projects and allocated nearly$690,000 to support the newest, clinically relevant research in plastic surgery.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons/PSF leadership is committed to continuing to provide high levels of investigator initiated research support to ensure that plastic surgeons have the needed research resources to be pioneers and innovators in advancing the practice of medicine.

Research Abstracts

Search The PSF database to have easy access to full text grant abstracts from past PSF-funded research projects 2003 to present. All abstracts are the work of the Principal Investigators and were retrieved from their PSF grant applications. Several different filters may be applied to locate abstracts specific to a particular focus area, or PSF funding mechanism.



Micro-RNA and Classification of Hemangiomas

  • Principal Investigator: Christopher Spock MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Yale School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
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Spitzoid Nevi Versus Melanoma by Cellular Gp100, Nedd9 and Gab2

  • Principal Investigator: Matthew McRae MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Yale School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
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Development of a Degradable Bioengineered Skin Equivalent

  • Principal Investigator: Howard Levinson MD, FACS
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
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Immune Tolerance for Surgical Transplantation of the Hand or Face

  • Principal Investigator: David Mathes MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Washington
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
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Facial Subunits for Composite Tissue Transplantation

  • Principal Investigator: David Mathes MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Washington
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
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Prevention of Radiation Skin Fibrosis by K/O of MMP-2, -9

  • Principal Investigator: Phuong Nguyen MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
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Adipose Derived Stem Cells for Enhanced Fibrovascular Integration of Acellular Dermal Matrix-Based Ventral Hernia Repair

  • Principal Investigator: Charles Butler MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
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Neovascularization of Bony Consturcts Using Adipose Tissue-Derived Stem Cells

  • Principal Investigator: Howard Wang MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Texas, San Antonio
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
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Case-Matched Analysis of Fibroblast Function in Patients with Keloids

  • Principal Investigator: Chris Campbell 
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Virginia
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
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A New Protocol for Tolerance Induction to Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Jignesh Unadkat MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
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Role of MMP-9 in Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Lily Lee MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Sourthern California
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
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Inhibition of Skin Rejection in Composite Tissue Allotranplantation by Using migratory Inhibitors for Topical Immunosuppression

  • Principal Investigator: Stefan Schneeberger MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
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Outcomes of Non-Cross Linked Porcine vs Human Acellular Dermal Matrices for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Nadja Burns MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
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Improving Somatosensory Cortical Response Properties After Compsite Tissue Transplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Kia McLean Washington MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
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Adipocyte Stem Cell Enhancement of Distraction in Radiated Jaws

  • Principal Investigator: Steven Buchman MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of Michigan
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Quantifying Botulinum Toxin Treatment Effect Using DISC Analysis

  • Principal Investigator: Alexander Dagum MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: SUNY at Stony Brook
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Side-to-Side Nerve Grafting to Enhance Nerve Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Gregory Borschel MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
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Elusive Deformable Tissue Engineered Cartilage: Focus on Elastin

  • Principal Investigator: John van Aalst MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of North Carolina
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
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A Validated Assessment Tool for Microsurgical Skills

  • Principal Investigator: Reuben Bueno Jr., MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University
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Regenerative Capacity of Skin Micrografts

  • Principal Investigator: Edward Caterson MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital
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Determining the Mechanism of Pediatric Capillary Malformation

  • Principal Investigator: Arin Greene MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Modulating Immunotherapy in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Galen Wachtman MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Hand or Upper Extremity
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A Comparison of the Immunomodulatory Effects of Donor, Recipient

  • Principal Investigator: Damon Cooney MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
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Altering Tendon Biomechanics after Flexor Tendon Repair

  • Principal Investigator: Samuel Buonocore MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Yale University
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PEG-pDHA Hydrogrels: A Novel Topical Hemostatic Agent

  • Principal Investigator: Jason Spector MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
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Acellular Nerve Conductive Polymer for Peripheral Nerve Interface

  • Principal Investigator: Ziya Baghmanli MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Peripheral Nerve
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Therapeutic Prevention of Radiation Induced Non-Unions

  • Principal Investigator: Alexis Donneys MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of Michigan
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Motor Axon Misdirection in Traumatic Neuroma-in-Continuity Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Jacob Alant MD, FRCSC
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of Calgary
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Prevention of Radiation-Induced Skin Fibrosis by Topical Gene Therapy

  • Principal Investigator: Richard Zoumalan 
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: PSF/AAO-HHNF Academic Scholar Research Grant
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Skin Tape Stripping to Assess Cytokine Expression Profiles

  • Principal Investigator: Gerald Brandacher 
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
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Outcomes in Surgical Management of Adolescent Breast Disorders

  • Principal Investigator: Brian Labow MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
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Autologous Fat Grafting for Scleroderma Induced Skin Fibrosis

  • Principal Investigator: Bahman Guyuron MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Case Western Reserve University
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Single-agent Immunomodulation in Pediatric Craniofacial CTA

  • Principal Investigator: Joseph Losee MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
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Implanted Bioreactor To Direct Development Of Engineered Cartilage

  • Principal Investigator: John van Aalst MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

The Use of Adipose Stem Cells in Breast Surgery: Friend or Foe?

  • Principal Investigator: Ernest Chiu MD, FACS
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Tulane University
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), Other
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Analysis of wnt9a Regulation of Vertebrate Facial Morphogenesis

  • Principal Investigator: Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
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Acellular Dermal Matrix in One-Stage Breast Reconstruction:A RCT

  • Principal Investigator: Toni Zhong MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

TAP Block in DIEP or Free MS-TRAM Donor Site: a RCT

  • Principal Investigator: Toni Zhong MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University Health Network Toronto
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Particulate Bone for Secondary Inlay Cranioplasty

  • Principal Investigator: Arin Greene MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
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Bioprinting Tissue Engineered Intramembranous Bone Constructs

  • Principal Investigator: Darren Smith MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
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ADSC Potentiates Tissue Reorganization/Repair--Radiated Expansion

  • Principal Investigator: Nada Berry MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Sirtuin Regulation of Aging Human Adipose Tissue

  • Principal Investigator: Ivona Percec MD PhD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Targeting Adipocyte IL-6 Production For Breast Cancer Prevention

  • Principal Investigator: Scott Hollenbeck MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
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Skin Regenerative Potential of ADSCs: in vivo Nude Mouse Model

  • Principal Investigator: Brian Derby MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University
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Evaluating Patient Reported Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients

  • Principal Investigator: Dunya Atisha MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), General Reconstructive
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Analysis of Craniosynostotic Rabbit Sutures with LCM

  • Principal Investigator: S. Alex Rottgers MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
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Targeting Tension in Facial Aesthetic Surgery Scars

  • Principal Investigator: Madeleine J. Gust MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Northwestern University
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Bone Tissue Engineering via Allograft Revitalization

  • Principal Investigator: Christopher Runyan MD, PhD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Cincinnati Children's Hospital
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The Anti-Neoplastic Effect Of Aminosterol Squalamine On Melanoma

  • Principal Investigator: Ashley Amalfi MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cosmetic, Other
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Postop Antibiotics for Immediate Breast Reconstruction: A RCT

  • Principal Investigator: Brett Phillips MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: SUNY at Stony Brook
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Controlling Peripheral Nerve Signal Transmission with Light

  • Principal Investigator: Sahil Kapur MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison (Board of Regents University of Wisconsin System)
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
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Investigation of Muscle Reinnervation and Functional Recovery

  • Principal Investigator: Philip Johnson PhD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Washington University
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Investigating the Role of Myofibroblasts in Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Mark Fisher MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: Duke University
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BDNF and GDNF for Treatment of Nerve Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Matthew Wood PhD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
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Single Cell Analysis of SDF-1 Mediated Stem Cell Recruitment

  • Principal Investigator: Zeshaan Maan MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
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Endogenous Tissue Engineering of Custom Mandible Free Flaps

  • Principal Investigator: Deniz Sarhaddi MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism:
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National Variations In Treatment Patterns For Thumb CMC Arthritis

  • Principal Investigator: Oluseyi Aliu MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Reversal of UV irradiation-induced skin injury with c-Jun siRNA

  • Principal Investigator: Sara Immerman 
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar, Cosmetic
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Fabrication of a Chemotactic Smart Scaffold for Bone Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Akishige Hokugo MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
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Controlled Release of Adipogenic Factors to Enhance Fat Graft Ret

  • Principal Investigator: Arta Kelmendi-Doko MD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism:
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Influence of MAPK Signaling on Ischemic Wound Healing in Elderly

  • Principal Investigator: Qixu Zhang MD, PhD
  • Year: 2011
  • Institution: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
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Tissue Engineered Biocompatible Tendon/Ligament-Bone Constructs

  • Principal Investigator: Simon Farnebo MD, PhD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Study of the Relationship Between Breast Implants and Lymphoma

  • Principal Investigator: Garry Brody MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: USC/University of Southern California
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

IGFR1: A Potential Therapeutic Target For Dupuytren's Disease

  • Principal Investigator: Bing Siang Gan MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

The Brief MHQ: Conceptual Development and Application for MOC

  • Principal Investigator: Kevin Chung MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Silicone Joint Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Clinical Trial

  • Principal Investigator: Kevin Chung MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Scientific Essay Contest
  • Focus Area:
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Economic analysis of hand transplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Kevin Chung MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Quantification of Fat Graft Survival Using 3D Digital Analysis

  • Principal Investigator: Mihye Choi MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Optimization of Human Tendon Tissue Engineering: Ultrasonication

  • Principal Investigator: James Chang MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Microfluidic Purification of Adipose-derived Cell Populations

  • Principal Investigator: Adam Katz MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Reprogramming of ASCs for Increased Osteogenic Potential

  • Principal Investigator: James Bradley MD, FACS
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Preventing Scar Contracture Formation by Inhibiting ROCK

  • Principal Investigator: Howard Levinson MD, FACS
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Real time fate mapping of palatogenic cranial neural crest cells

  • Principal Investigator: Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Other
Full Abstract

Harnessing Heterotopic Ossification for Bone Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Anand Kumar MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

The Effect of CXCR4 Inhibition on Hindlimb Transplant Survival

  • Principal Investigator: Damon Cooney MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Simultaneous Stem Cell and Composite Tissue Transplantation

  • Principal Investigator: David Mathes MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: University of Washington
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Vasculogenesis, Schwann Cells, and Senescence in Nerve Allografts

  • Principal Investigator: Amy Moore MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: ASPN/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

The Role of Leptin in Calciphylaxis

  • Principal Investigator: Peter Broer MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Yale University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar, Other
Full Abstract

Economic Analysis of Finger Replantation

  • Principal Investigator: Erika Sears MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: AAHS/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Differences Between Proliferative and Involutional Hemangiomas

  • Principal Investigator: Bryan Armijo MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
Full Abstract

Shaping the hand: Guidance strategies for tissue engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Harvey Chim MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Case Western Reserve University
  • Funding Mechanism: Scientific Essay Contest
  • Focus Area:
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Cell guidance for induction of osteogenesis and chondrogenesis

  • Principal Investigator: Harvey Chim MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: University Hospitals of Cleveland (DBA University Hospitals Case Medical Center)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

EGR-1: expression in a rabbit flexor tendon scar model

  • Principal Investigator: Brian Derby MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Stem Cell Biotherapy for Chronic Cutaneous Wounds

  • Principal Investigator: Jordan Steinberg MD, PhD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Northwestern University - Chicago Campus
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

A Cost-Utility Analysis of Total Wrist Arthroplasty and Total Wrist Fusion

  • Principal Investigator: Christi Cavaliere MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Scientific Essay Contest
  • Focus Area:
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Hospital Factors Impacting the Quality of Plastic Surgical Care

  • Principal Investigator: Catherine Curtin MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Other
Full Abstract

Hemangiomas: Stem Cell Tumors of Pericyte Origin

  • Principal Investigator: Deepak Narayan MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Yale University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Other
Full Abstract

Patient Reported Outcomes Following Upper Extremity Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Friedrich MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: University of Washington
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Other
Full Abstract

The Role of RANK Signaling in Cranial Suture Homeostasis

  • Principal Investigator: Russell Reid MD PhD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: The University of Chicago
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Evaluation of Simulation in Plastic Surgery Residency Training

  • Principal Investigator: Alexes Hazen MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Education, Technology Based
Full Abstract

The Role of Jagged-1 in Angiogenesis of Infantile Hemangiomas

  • Principal Investigator: June Wu MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Columbia University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
Full Abstract

Biofilm Removal from Prosthetics

  • Principal Investigator: Gary A. Tuma MD FACS
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Thomas Jefferson University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive, Technology Based
Full Abstract

Development of a Standardized Microsurgical Skills Curriculum

  • Principal Investigator: Richard Baynosa MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Board of Regents, NSHE, obo University of Nevada, Reno
  • Funding Mechanism: ACAPS/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Education, Microsurgery
Full Abstract

Validating a Web-Based Microsurgery Curriculum

  • Principal Investigator: Thomas Satterwhite MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: ASRM/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Education, Microsurgery
Full Abstract

Simultaneous renal and vascularized bone allotransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Gerhard Mundinger MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Effect Of Radiation On Tissue For Delayed Breast Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Adeyiza Momoh MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Outcomes of Corticosteroid Treatment for Trigger Finger by Stage

  • Principal Investigator: Janae Maher MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Scott and White Healthcare
  • Funding Mechanism: AAHS/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Combination Therapy Improves Diabetic Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Robert Allen Jr., MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: New York University
  • Funding Mechanism: Scientific Essay Contest
  • Focus Area:
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Peripheral Nerve Signal Transduction Via Polyimide Electrodes

  • Principal Investigator: Theodore Kung MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Evaluation of Appearance Transfer & Persistence in Central Face Transplant

  • Principal Investigator: Pejman Aflaki MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
  • Funding Mechanism: Scientific Essay Contest
  • Focus Area:
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Expression of Regeneration-Associated Genes after Nerve Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Wale Sulaiman MD, PhD, FRCSC
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
  • Funding Mechanism: ASPN/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

The Impact of Surgery in Craniosynostosis Using ERPs

  • Principal Investigator: Anup Patel MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Yale University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Novel mechanisms for accelerating distraction osteogenesis

  • Principal Investigator: Edward Davidson MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Optimizing biomimetic implant repair of craniofacial bone defects

  • Principal Investigator: Edward Davidson MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Influence of PEDOT and myoblasts on neuroma formation

  • Principal Investigator: Benjamin Wei MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Treatment of Peripheral Nerve Injury with P7C3

  • Principal Investigator: Stephen Kemp 
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Microsurgery, Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

The Mechanisms of FK-506 Mediated Enhanced Nerve Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Philip Johnson PhD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

A novel three dimensional model for bone tissue engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Caroline Szpalski MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering, General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Ventral Hernia Repair with Adipose Stem Cells and Porcine Dermis

  • Principal Investigator: Kristin Campbell MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: ASRM/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering, General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Evaluating Relationship Between Stem Cells And Fat Graft Survival

  • Principal Investigator: Brian Mailey MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, San Diego
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Adipose Derived Stem Cells Augment Lymphatic Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Tomer Avraham MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Enhancement of Nerve Regeneration Following Neonatal Nerve Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Joseph Catapano MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Neuromuscular Amplification in Regenerative Nerve Interfaces

  • Principal Investigator: Nick Langhals MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: ASPN/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve, Technology Based
Full Abstract

Seeding Success: Encouraging Cross-Talk At The Vascular Frontline

  • Principal Investigator: Marc Soares MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Effects of Fat Graft Vascularization on Graft Take and Retention

  • Principal Investigator: Obinna Ezeamuzie 
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Mechanisms regulating fibrosis in chronic lymphedema

  • Principal Investigator: Jamie Zampell MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar, General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Enhancing Nerve Repair By Photochemically Sealing Growth Factors

  • Principal Investigator: Prabhu Senthilkumar MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow: A Cost-Utility Analysis

  • Principal Investigator: Jae Song MD
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Effect of Schwann Cell Therapy on Neuroregeneration after Limb Allotransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Gerald Brandacher 
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Age And ROS Alter Cell Signaling And Re-Epithelization Of Skin

  • Principal Investigator: Andrea Moor PhD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: University of South Florida
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering, Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Characterization of SKP-SC produced myelin

  • Principal Investigator: Joey Grochmal MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: The University of Calgary
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Dominant-negative IRF6 Mutant Analysis in Zebrafish

  • Principal Investigator: George Kamel MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Regulation of Adipogenesis in Lymphedema

  • Principal Investigator: Evan Weitman MD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Application of TRAIL-expressing ADSCs in Lipofilling

  • Principal Investigator: Mei Yang MD, PhD
  • Year: 2012
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Improving fat graft survival by ex vivo non-viral gene delivery

  • Principal Investigator: Natasa Miljkovic 
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering, Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Induction of Tolerance in CTA with TGF-beta/Fc,Rapamycin and ALS

  • Principal Investigator: Wensheng Zhang 
  • Year: 2010
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Diabetic Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Robert Allen MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Breast Reconstruction and Augmentation Quality of Life

  • Principal Investigator: Joseph Serletti MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Pennsylvania
  • Funding Mechanism: Directed Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

The International Breast Reconstruction Outcome Consortium

  • Principal Investigator: Edwin Wilkins MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

The compartmentalization of human adipose tissue

  • Principal Investigator: Joel Pessa MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Funding Mechanism: Scientific Essay Contest
  • Focus Area:
Full Abstract

The Impact of Chest Wall Irradiation on Long-Term Patient Satisfaction and Health-Related Quality of Life Following Tissue Expander/Implant Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Peter Cordeiro MD, FACS
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Directed Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

GSK-3 Beta Activity in Dupuytren's Contracture

  • Principal Investigator: Bing Siang Gan MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: University of Western Ontario
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Culturing the Non-Culturable: The Secret Pathogens of Chronic Wounds

  • Principal Investigator: Stephen Harlin MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Drexel University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

A Cost Utility Analysis Comparing Lower Limb Salvage Versus Amputation for Type III Fractures

  • Principal Investigator: Kevin Chung MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University Of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

The Effects of Inflammatory Mediators on Capsular Contracture in the Mouse Model

  • Principal Investigator: Howard Langstein MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Rochester
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Combination Therapy for Limb Allograft Acceptance and Nerve Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Thomas Tung MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Washington University
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

The Effects of Modality Matching on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Thomas Tung MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Washington University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Breast Reconstruction Decision Making & Outcomes in Latinas & African Americans

  • Principal Investigator: Amy Alderman MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Combining Human Pre-Adipocytes and Biological Scaffolds for Fat Engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Karol Gutowski MD, FACS
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Wisconsin
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Inkjet biopatterning to spatially control osteo- and angiogenesis

  • Principal Investigator: Joseph Losee MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Inside-Out Tissue Engineering for Hepatic Replacement

  • Principal Investigator: Geoffrey Gurtner MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Alloderm-Adipose Derived Stem Cell Constructs to Optimize Cleft Palate and Oronsal Fistula Healing

  • Principal Investigator: James Bradley MD, FACS
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Pathogenesis of Radiation-Induced Capsular Contracture

  • Principal Investigator: Joan Lipa MD, MSc., FRCS(C.), FACS
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Toronto
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Optimizing Tendon Repair Using Photochemical Tissue Bonding

  • Principal Investigator: Jonathan Winograd MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Photochemical Sealing of Peripheral Neurorrhaphy

  • Principal Investigator: Jonathan Winograd MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Cellular Therapy with Tolerogenic Cells in Face Transplant Model

  • Principal Investigator: Maria Siemionow MD, PhD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: The Cleveland Clinic
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Radiotherapy for Revasculatization and Reperfusion of an Ischemic Flap

  • Principal Investigator: Jamie Levine MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Microsurgery
Full Abstract

Improved Ischemic Flap Survival Using Oral HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors

  • Principal Investigator: Babak Mehrara MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Tissue Derived Stem Cells and Radiation Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Babak Mehrara MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar, General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Psychosocial and Physical Functioning Following Body Contouring Surgery

  • Principal Investigator: David Sarwer PhD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Pennsylvania
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Cosmetic
Full Abstract

Elucidating the Intracellular Signaling Events Responsible for Strain-Dependent Bone Formation

  • Principal Investigator: Pierre Saadeh MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Cell Contractility in Dupuytren's Disease

  • Principal Investigator: Howard Levinson MD, FACS
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Scar Contracture Prevention By Inhibition of Cell Contractility

  • Principal Investigator: Howard Levinson MD, FACS
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Duke University
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

HO-1 Gene Therapy for Pressure Ulcer Prophylaxis

  • Principal Investigator: Kevin Cross MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

HSRE Promoter Driven Gene Expression To Improve Ischemis

  • Principal Investigator: Kevin Cross MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Overcoming Skin Immunogenicity in Transplantation Tolerance

  • Principal Investigator: Mario Solari MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Immune Cell Trafficking After Hind Limb Transplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Mario Solari MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

The Role of the Mamalian Target of Rapamycin in Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars

  • Principal Investigator: Anna Kuang MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Oregon Health and Science University
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Donor Dendritic Cells for Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Justin Sacks MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Macrophage Dysfunction in Diabetic Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Mimi Leong MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Induction of Immunological Tolerance to Vascularized Skin

  • Principal Investigator: Elaine Horibe MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Reversible Chemical Myotomy for Lateral Abdominal Wall Release

  • Principal Investigator: Hooman Soltanian MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Adipocyte Derived Stem Cells in Breast Conservation Therapy: Potential Impact on Breast Cancer Regression

  • Principal Investigator: Ernest Chiu MD, FACS
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Tulane University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Simulation Model For Microsurgery Training

  • Principal Investigator: Howard Wang MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Funding Mechanism: ACAPS/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Education
Full Abstract

Analysis of IRF6 Transcription Factor in Vertebrate Craniofacial Development

  • Principal Investigator: Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Surgical Biomaterials as Substrates For Biofilm Formation

  • Principal Investigator: Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Harvard Medical School
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

3D Imaging for Planning and Analysis in Aesthetic Breast Surgery

  • Principal Investigator: Oren Tepper MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cosmetic
Full Abstract

Multilineage Stem Cell Therapy For Diabetic Wounds

  • Principal Investigator: Oren Tepper MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Degradable Orthopedic Devices to Modulate Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Samuel Lin MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Real Time, in Situ Microimaging of Peripheral Nerve Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Francis Henry MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Cranial Particulate Graft vs. Bone-Dust for Inlay Cranioplasty

  • Principal Investigator: Arin Greene MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Calvarial Particulate Bone Graft for Craniofacial Augmentation

  • Principal Investigator: Arin Greene MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Hindlimb Allograft Immune Tolerance Induced By IL 10/TGFbeta

  • Principal Investigator: Damon Cooney MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Development of a Novel Bio-Integrated Peripheral Nervous System Interface

  • Principal Investigator: Brent Egeland MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Human Adipose Derived Adult Stem Cells as an Engineered Bone Substitute for Segmental Osseous Defects

  • Principal Investigator: Kurtis Moyer MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Duke University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Osteogenesis in ASCs By Co-Culture with Infant Dura

  • Principal Investigator: Darren Smith MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

A Novel Osteogenic Oxysterol for Cranial Bone rRegeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Reza Jarrahy MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Osteogenic Potential Of Oxysterols In Osseous Tissue Engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Reza Jarrahy MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Functional Microanatomy of the Facial Nerve

  • Principal Investigator: Kallirroi Tzafetta MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

The Wnt Pathway and Biomaterials in Ssurgical Wound Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Stephen Sullivan MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Washington
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Improving the Ex-vivo Eexpansion of Adipose Tissue Derived Stem Cells by Modulating Regulators of Cellular Senescence

  • Principal Investigator: Alex Wong MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Evaluation of Human Acellular Dermal Matrix in Joint Arthroplasty

  • Principal Investigator: Alex Wong MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: University of Southern California
  • Funding Mechanism: PSF/MTF Dermal Tissue Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Rapid Detection of Vessel Occlusion in Free Tissue Transfer

  • Principal Investigator: Timothy King MD, PhD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison (Board of Regents University of Wisconsin System)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Microsurgery, Technology Based
Full Abstract

Refinements in Targeted Reinnervation and its Effect on Neuroma Formation

  • Principal Investigator: Jason Ko MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Northwestern University
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Engineering Bone and Cartilage for ASCs and Scaffolds

  • Principal Investigator: Peter Letourneau MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Nevada
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Vascularized Skin Retransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Ben Horner MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Determining the Mechanism of Scarless Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Edward Buchanan MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

MRA of Septocutaneous Perforators for Free Fibula Flaps

  • Principal Investigator: Eric Fukaya MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of California, San Francisco
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

A Transgenic Rat Expressing GFP in Peripheral Nerves

  • Principal Investigator: Amy Moore MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Microsurgery, Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

The Role of Wnt Signaling and FGFR2 in Craniofacial Anomalies

  • Principal Investigator: Alison Snyder-Warwick MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Washington University
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Influence of Mechanical Stress on Muenke Syndrome Craniosynostosis

  • Principal Investigator: Gregory Lakin MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Pennsylvania
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Development of Novel Cell Delivery Systems for Human Chondrocytes

  • Principal Investigator: Kimberly Singh MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Emory University
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Remote Ischemic Preconditioning's Effect on Fat Graft Volume

  • Principal Investigator: Andrew Gassman MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), Cosmetic
Full Abstract

Neural Stem Cells Improve Muscle Preservation Following Devervation

  • Principal Investigator: Tateki Kubo 
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Neural Stem Cells Improve Muscle Preservation Following Devervation

  • Principal Investigator: Tateki Kubo 
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Up-Regulation of Marrow-Derived Stem Cells in Distraction Osteogenesis: Circulating Progenitor Cells Participate in Generate Zone Callus Formation

  • Principal Investigator: Daniel Brown MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Targeted Gene Silencing Using siRNA Improve Diabetic Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Vishal Thanik MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Ultrasonic Harvest of Adipose Tissue for Cell Therapies

  • Principal Investigator: Bret Schipper MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Adipose Stem Cells: A Distinct Population of Just Migratory Stem Cells

  • Principal Investigator: Bret Schipper MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

An inducible POSTN-expressing model of abnormal scarring

  • Principal Investigator: David O'Gorman MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

IGF-II/M6PR-Mediated Bio-Regulation of Growth Factor Availability: A Novel Approach to the Biology of Non-Healing Wounds

  • Principal Investigator: David O'Gorman MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: St. Joseph's Health Centre
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

In Utero Gene Delivery for Rescue of Cleft Palate in a TGF-Beta 3 Knockout Mouse

  • Principal Investigator: Hyun Nah MD, DMD, PhD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Pennsylvania
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Prevention of Chronic Rejection in Composite Tissue Allograft

  • Principal Investigator: Jignesh Unadkat MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

In Vivo Conditioning of Tissue Engineered Tendon Constructs Produced in Vitro

  • Principal Investigator: Ian Lytle MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Impact of Treatment Variation for Deep Sternal Wound Infection

  • Principal Investigator: Erika Sears MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

The Influence of Innervation on Tissue Engineered Muscle Fiber Type

  • Principal Investigator: Melissa Melvin MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Formation of Osteoblastic Meaninfgul Networks in 3D Dynamic Cell Culture

  • Principal Investigator: Alexander Allori MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

In Vitro Simultaneous Guided OPC & EPC Differentiation

  • Principal Investigator: Alexander Allori MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Peripheral Blood OPC and EPC Tissue Engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Alexander Allori MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

In Utero Gene Therapy Repair of Cleft Palate in a Congenital Caprine Model

  • Principal Investigator: Shawkat Sati MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Lahey Clinic
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Nerve Allotransplantation: Immunologic Investigation & Modulation

  • Principal Investigator: Santosh Kale MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Microsurgery
Full Abstract

Targeted Mechanism Based Treatment of Heterotopic Ossification

  • Principal Investigator: Benjamin Levi MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

The Role of Skin Adnexal Immune Privilege in Tolerance Induction to Limb Transplants

  • Principal Investigator: Vijay Gorantia MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Migratory Inhibitors For Local Immunosuppression In CTA

  • Principal Investigator: Stefan Schneeberger MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Adoptive Endothehal Progenitor Cell Therapy To Restore Vasculogenic Potential In Diabetes

  • Principal Investigator: Rica Tanaka MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Synthesis Of A Tissue Engineered Periosteum

  • Principal Investigator: Bjorn Schonmeyr MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Neurotubes vs Grafts For Nerve Gaps In Rats Receiving FK506

  • Principal Investigator: Petros Konofaos MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Flap Engraftment of Adipose Derived Stem Cells to Improve Vascularization

  • Principal Investigator: Scott Hollenbeck MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Duke University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

A new patient-reported outcome measure for body contouring

  • Principal Investigator: Andrea Pusic MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Cosmetic, Other
Full Abstract

Breast Reconstruction Among African American Women: A Qualitative Investigation of Factors Influencing Reconstruction Decisions

  • Principal Investigator: Andrea Pusic MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Directed Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Measuring Patient Expectations for Breast Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Andrea Pusic MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Hydrogen sulfide as pre-and post-ischemic cytoprotectant in vivo

  • Principal Investigator: Jason Spector MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

A Novel Approach For Improving Flap Tolerance TO Ischemia H2S

  • Principal Investigator: Jason Spector MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Development of an Interactive, Mutli-media Educational Program To Address Patient Expectations About Breast Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Colleen McCarthy MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

The Use of Alloderm in Two Stage, Tissue Expander/Implant Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Colleen McCarthy MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Differential Effects of hTERT and BMP on Bone Healing in Murine Models

  • Principal Investigator: Russell Reid MD PhD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Chicago
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

The Effects of Graded Densities of Lipoaspirate on Fat Graft

  • Principal Investigator: Alexes Hazen MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Directed Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Lipoaspirate: Its Potential to Repair Radiation Damage in a Murine Model

  • Principal Investigator: Alexes Hazen MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Effects of an Fgfr2c Mutation on Palatal and Craniofacial Development

  • Principal Investigator: Chad Perlyn MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Washington University
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

The Effects of Carbamylated Erythropoietin on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Paul Afrooz MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Tissue Engineering of Incisional Hernia Repair Using Acellular Myofascial Construct

  • Principal Investigator: Mazen Harake MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Evaluation of contractile proteins in Dupuytren's tissue

  • Principal Investigator: Josef Hadeed MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar, Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Quantitative Analysis of Radiation Induced Injury to the Mandible

  • Principal Investigator: Alero Fregene MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Decellularized Nerve Allografts and Motor Nerve Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Michael Nicoson MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Microsurgery
Full Abstract

Tolerance Induction to Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Xin Xiao Zheng MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Comparative Evaluation of Agents on Fibrosis and Scar Fibroblasts

  • Principal Investigator: Yvonne Pierpont MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of South Florida
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Investigation of Mechanical Forces on Wound Healing Angiogenesis

  • Principal Investigator: Douglas Helm MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Notch Signaling in Tendon Surgery and Engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Kai Megerle MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Primary Alveolar Cleft Healing After Gingivoperiosteoplasty and rhBMP-2.

  • Principal Investigator: Navanjun Grewal MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Enhancing Bony Reconstruction Through Gene Manipulation of ASCs

  • Principal Investigator: David Atashroo MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

IL-2 immunomodulation and topical immunosuppression in CTA

  • Principal Investigator: Rishi Jindal MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Obesity Impairs Endothelial Progenitor Cell Function

  • Principal Investigator: Ida Wagner MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: New York University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: PSF Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Blockade of TGF-B1 Signal to Improve Lymphatic Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Tomer Avraham MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Human and Mouse Osteoblasts Exhibit Distinct Patterns of Osteogenesis in 3D

  • Principal Investigator: Clifford Pereira MD
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: VA Medical Center West Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: Scientific Essay Contest
  • Focus Area:
Full Abstract

Obesity-induced Hypoxia and Adipokines in Breast Cancer

  • Principal Investigator: Naveen Kumar MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
Full Abstract

Measuring healthcare quality and the implications for pay-for-performance

  • Principal Investigator: Melissa Shauver 
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Scientific Essay Contest
  • Focus Area:
Full Abstract

Utilizing Double Negative T Regulatory Cells to Induce Tolerance

  • Principal Investigator: Dong Zhang 
  • Year: 2009
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Mechanism of Hemangioma: Role of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone

  • Principal Investigator: Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Evaluation of Functional Outcome in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Kia McLean Washington MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

PEG Hydrogels to Engineer Cartilage

  • Principal Investigator: Anestis Papadopulos MD
  • Year: 2006
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Contribution of Merlin Inactivation in Facial Nerve Schwann Cell Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Richard Gurgel MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Iowa
  • Funding Mechanism: PSF/AAO-HHNF Academic Scholar Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Effect of SiRNA Against Noggin in Healing Calvarial Defects

  • Principal Investigator: Xiao Xia Wang MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Rescue of Coronal Suture Fusion Using Flutamide

  • Principal Investigator: Gregory Cooper MD
  • Year: 2008
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Role of Innervation in the Metabolic Response of Skin to Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Soner Tatilded MD
  • Year: 2007
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Placebo-Controlled Surgical Treatment of Migraines

  • Principal Investigator: Bahman Guyuron MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Private Practice
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Other
Full Abstract

Micro-mechanical Forces to Stimulate Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Dennis Orgill MD, PhD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Pre-Expansion of Recipient Site for Enhanced Fat Graft Survival

  • Principal Investigator: Dennis Orgill MD, PhD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive), General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Transgenic Adipose Stem Cell-Mediated VEGF Delivery

  • Principal Investigator: R. Michael Johnson MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Wright State University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Prospective Antiviral Prophylaxis in a Burn Patient Population

  • Principal Investigator: Michael Neumeister MD, FRCSC, FACS
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Tissue Engineered Bone in a Prefabricated Capsular Flap

  • Principal Investigator: Michael Neumeister MD, FRCSC, FACS
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Antibody Dosing in Costimulation Blockade for Nerve Transplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Thomas Tung MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Washington University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Influence of Tensile Strain on Dural Cells and Cranial Sutures

  • Principal Investigator: Richard Kirschner MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of Pennsylvania
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Induction of Nerve Allograft Tolerance Using anti-CD40L Monoclonal Antibody

  • Principal Investigator: Paul Cederna MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Gene Expression Analysis of Dupuytren's Disease: The Role of Maf-B

  • Principal Investigator: James Chang MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
Full Abstract

Induction of Oxidative Stress to Promote Angiogensis

  • Principal Investigator: Lisa Gould MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: University of Texas
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Embryonic Stem Cells Preserve the Neuromuscular Junction

  • Principal Investigator: Terence Myckatyn MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Washington University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Tissue Engineered Recellularized Small Diameter Vascaular Grafts

  • Principal Investigator: Gregory Borschel MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

The Development of Strategies to Optimize Autogenous Fat Grafting

  • Principal Investigator: Stephen Baker MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Georgetown University
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Photochemical Tissue Bonding: A Nanosuture Approach to Vascular Repair

  • Principal Investigator: Jonathan Winograd MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Microsurgery
Full Abstract

Preservation of Denervated Muscle By Neural Stem Cell Transplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Jonathan Winograd MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Photochemical Tissue Bonding for Sutureless Vascular Anastomosis

  • Principal Investigator: Jonathan Winograd MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Stem Cell Therapy for Tolerance Induction in Composite Tissue Allografts

  • Principal Investigator: Maria Siemionow MD, PhD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: The Cleveland Clinic
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Quality-of-Life After Breast Augmentation

  • Principal Investigator: J. Peter Rubin MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Directed Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Botulinum Toxin Type A for Cold Sensitivity after Hand Trauma

  • Principal Investigator: Christine Novak PT, MS, PhD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: University Health Network
  • Funding Mechanism: AAHS/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Prefabrication of Vascularized Bone Constructs Using Gene Therapy

  • Principal Investigator: Babak Mehrara MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Psychsocial Factors in Cosmetic Breast Augmentation

  • Principal Investigator: David Sarwer PhD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of Pennsylvania
  • Funding Mechanism: Directed Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

In Vivo Trafficking of Adipose-Derived Multipotent Mesenchymal Cells to Cutaneous Wound Sites

  • Principal Investigator: Edward Park MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Modulation of TGF-B in Scarless Wound Healing Using Decorin and Mannose-6-P

  • Principal Investigator: Steven Bates MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Lymphatic Inhibition and Dendritic Cells

  • Principal Investigator: Justin Sacks MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

The Influence of the Fetal Keratinocyte in Scarless Repair

  • Principal Investigator: Anuja Antony MD, MPH, FACS
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Targeting Different Aspects of Tissue Engineering Cartilage in vivo

  • Principal Investigator: John Mesa MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Immunogenicity of Chondrocytes Removed From Extracellular Matrix

  • Principal Investigator: Mark Randolph 
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Improved Tissue Eengineering Tthrough Predictive Mechanistic Models

  • Principal Investigator: Mytien Goldberg MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of Southern California
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Human Muscle Progenitor and Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Role of Egr1 in Skeletal Muscle Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Jamie Schall MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Molecular Basis for Neuroregenerative Effects of FK-506

  • Principal Investigator: Michael Brenner MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Washington University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Apoptosis in Cultured Calvarial Cells Following Radiation

  • Principal Investigator: Artur Gevorgyan MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Hospital for Sick Children
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Mechanisms of Radiation Injury and Cytoprotechton in Osteoblasts

  • Principal Investigator: Artur Gevorgyan MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Hospital for Sick Children
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Fat Retention in Diabetics after Pedal Fat Grafting

  • Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Gusenoff MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Autologous Fat Grafting for Pedal Fat Pad Atrophy

  • Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Gusenoff MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive, Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Reduction of Scarring In-vivo Using Novel Antisense Therapy

  • Principal Investigator: Zol Kryger MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Northwestern University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

The Mechanism of eNOS Intervention in I/R Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Wei Wang MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of Nevada
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Bone Regeneration in Rats Using BMP-4 and VEGF Plasmid DNA

  • Principal Investigator: Dana Smith MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Oregon Health and Science University
  • Funding Mechanism: PSEF/AAO-HNSF Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Steps to Engineering Flexible Ear-Shaped Cartilage

  • Principal Investigator: Niamh O'Sullivan MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Engineering Flexible Cartilage Using Human Chondrocytes

  • Principal Investigator: Niamh O'Sullivan MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Harvard Medical School
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Neural Precursor Cell Transplantation may Prevent Muscle Atrophy

  • Principal Investigator: Jose Luis Zeballos MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Role of Toll-Receptor Adenosine Signalling in Wound Repair

  • Principal Investigator: Lisa Macedo MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: New Jersey Medical School
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

Influence of Cytokines on Rat Dendritic Cell Function

  • Principal Investigator: Miryam Hariri PhD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

HSV-1-based Vector for the Treatment of Melanoma

  • Principal Investigator: Christoph Theopold MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
Full Abstract

Non-Viral Gene Therapy for Enhanced Adipose Implants

  • Principal Investigator: Samuel Bartholomew MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Oregon Health and Science University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
Full Abstract

Marrow Stem Cells with Skin Substitutes for Diabetic Wounds

  • Principal Investigator: Xiao Tian Wang 
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Boston University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Wounds/Scar
Full Abstract

The Effect of Adipose Derived Stem Cells and VEGF Supplementation of Hyaluronic Acid Soft Tissue Augmentation

  • Principal Investigator: Joubin Gabbay MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Photochemical Tissue Bonding: A Promising New Approach to the Nerve Gap

  • Principal Investigator: Anne Catherine O'Neill MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Cartilage Tissue Engineering in Vivo with Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

  • Principal Investigator: Olivier Claude MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

The Effect of a Supercharge Nerve Transfer on Functional Recovery

  • Principal Investigator: Amy Moore MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Washington University St. Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Terminal Schwann Cells: Roles in Development and Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Alison Snyder-Warwick MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Washington University in St.Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Adult Muscle Derived Stem Cell Therapy for Nerve and Spinal Cord Repair

  • Principal Investigator: Lizzie Santiago PhD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Neurotization of Vascularized and Tissue Engineered Skeletal Muscle

  • Principal Investigator: Vikas Dhawan MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

The Role of Notch Signaling in Adipocyte Derived Stem Cells

  • Principal Investigator: Christopher Chambers PhD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Biologic Brachytherapy: Targeted Delivery of Antimicrobial Peptides to Treat Osteomyelitis via Ex-vivo Gene Therapy of Microvascular Free Flaps

  • Principal Investigator: Shadi Ghali MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: New York University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Novel Photocrosslinked Hydrogels to Engineered Cartilage

  • Principal Investigator: Shinichi Ibusuki MD, PhD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Standardization of Clinical Outcomes for Cleft Care and Research

  • Principal Investigator: Alexander Allori MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Measuring Patient Satification with Facial Apperance

  • Principal Investigator: Andrea Pusic MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: PSEF/AAO-HNSF Grant
  • Focus Area: Cosmetic
Full Abstract

Measuring Patient Satisfaction in Breast Surgery

  • Principal Investigator: Andrea Pusic MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • Funding Mechanism: Directed Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic/Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Vascularized Tissue Engineered Scaffolds for In Vivo Anastomosis

  • Principal Investigator: Jason Spector MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Funding Mechanism: ASRM/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering, Microsurgery
Full Abstract

Differential Density Microsphere Scaffold Optimizes Wound Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Jason Spector MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Strain Pattern Directed Engineered Bone for Craniofacial Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Cory Goldberg MD, FRCS
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Toronto General Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

The Effect of Cold Preservation on Nerve Allografts

  • Principal Investigator: Ida Fox MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

The Effect of Polymer-Bound BMP-2 on MC3T3-E1 Mineralization

  • Principal Investigator: Jay Calvert MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Southern California Institute for Research and Education
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Evaluation of CD18/11b Adhesion Molecule on Neutrophil Surface Membrane in Ischemia Reperfusion Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Richard Baynosa MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: University of Nevada
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Microsurgery
Full Abstract

VEGF Upregulation by HBO in Ischemia/Reperfusion

  • Principal Investigator: Richard Baynosa MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of Nevada
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Smart Scaffolds for Soft-Tissue Engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Julio Clavijo-Alvarez MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Safe in Cancer Patients?

  • Principal Investigator: C. Suzanne Cutter MD
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

Dendritic Cell Induced Tolerance in Rat Composite Allograft

  • Principal Investigator: Vu Nguyen MD
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Tendon Regeneration

  • Principal Investigator: Kristoffer Sugg MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

BMP-2 Alveolar Bone Reconstruction in the Growing Facial Skeleton

  • Principal Investigator: Alexander Lin MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Saint Louis University
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Head Mounted Video Cameras for Surgical Skill Education

  • Principal Investigator: Aaron Berger MD, PhD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Stanford University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: ACAPS/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Education, Technology Based
Full Abstract

FGFR2 Inhibition Mitigates Craniosynostosis in Crouzon Syndrome

  • Principal Investigator: Derek Steinbacher MD, DMD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Yale University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Osteoclast Mediated Resorption of Engineered Human Bone

  • Principal Investigator: Justine Lee MD, PhD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: PSRC/PSF Combined Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Outcomes and Impairment Assessment after Finger Amputations

  • Principal Investigator: Aviram Giladi MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Mandibular Reconstruction Using Allograft Revitalization

  • Principal Investigator: Christopher Runyan MD, PhD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: University of Cincinnati
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Muscle Graft Design in a Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface

  • Principal Investigator: Shoshana Woo MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve, Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Transfected Adipose Stem Cells for Peripheral Nerve Repair

  • Principal Investigator: Wesley Sivak MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Strategies for Repair of Infected Calvarial Bone Defects

  • Principal Investigator: Sanjay Naran MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Therapeutic Fat Grafting: Breast Cancer Treatment and Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Abigail Cochran MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Nipple Delay Prior to Nipple Sparing Mastectomy: A Pilot RCT

  • Principal Investigator: Jennica Platt MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: University Health Network
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Breast Microenvironment after Fat Grafting

  • Principal Investigator: Frederick Wang MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Patient-Centered Care in Breast Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Tiffany Ballard MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Nerve Regeneration following Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

  • Principal Investigator: Louis Poppler MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Further Analysis of Craniosynostotic Rabbit Suture with LCM

  • Principal Investigator: Brian Gander MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

The Biophysical Properties of Composite Flexor Tendon Allografts

  • Principal Investigator: Brent DeGeorge MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Decellularized Lymph Nodes for Lymph Node Tissue Engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Daniel Cuzzone MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering, Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Schwann Cell Senescence: A Result of Chronic Denervation?

  • Principal Investigator: Scott Farber MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Funding Mechanism: AAHS/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Biosignal Insulators in Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces

  • Principal Investigator: Nick Langhals MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: ASPN/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based, Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Acellular Musculofascial Flap Matrix for Muscle Engineering

  • Principal Investigator: Qixu Zhang MD, PhD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Vascular Malformations: Investigation of Pubertal Hormone Expression

  • Principal Investigator: Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Children's Hospital Boston
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cranio / Maxillofacial / Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Role of Schwann Cell CD-40 Status on Nerve Allograft Rejection

  • Principal Investigator: Debbie Yu MD
  • Year: 2005
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Peripheral Nerve
Full Abstract

Sutural Distraction Osteogenesis for the Treatment of Cleft Palate Disease

  • Principal Investigator: Miroslav Gilardino 
  • Year: 2004
  • Institution: Montreal Children's Hospital
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Cranio/Maxillofacial/Head and Neck
Full Abstract

Age-Associated Differences in Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells

  • Principal Investigator: Yun-Ying Shi 
  • Year: 2003
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Basic Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Tendon-Bone Composite Tissue Engineering in a Rabbit Model

  • Principal Investigator: Grace Chiou MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc.
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

T-regulatory Mediated Immunosuppression after Lymphatic Injury

  • Principal Investigator: Swapna Ghanta MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity, Other
Full Abstract

Post-transplant Malignancy in Organ Transplant Patients

  • Principal Investigator: Nijaguna Prasad PhD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Other
Full Abstract

Overexpression of sFRP1 Enhances Adipogenesis in Tissue Repair

  • Principal Investigator: Sudheer Ravuri PhD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Prevention of Vein Graft Intimal Hyperplasia via PTP

  • Principal Investigator: Harry Salinas MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Microsurgery, General Reconstructive
Full Abstract

FReP cell-based Therapy for Skeletal Muscle Generation

  • Principal Investigator: Zhong Zheng PhD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Funding Mechanism: National Endowment for Plastic Surgery Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering, Wounds / Scar
Full Abstract

Role of non-adherent Clonogenic ASCs on T-cell Immunomodulation

  • Principal Investigator: Angelo Leto Barone MD
  • Year: 2013
  • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Delivery of miR through Biodegradable Scaffolds

  • Principal Investigator: Michael Ogilvie MD MBA
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Tissue Engineering
Full Abstract

Novel Implantable Optical Oxygen Monitor to Detect Flap Viability

  • Principal Investigator: Mohamed Ibrahim MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Duke University Medical Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Technology Based
Full Abstract

Targeted Lymphatic Ablation Using Diphtheria Toxin

  • Principal Investigator: Jason Gardenier MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: Research Fellowship
  • Focus Area: Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Full Abstract

Local/Systemic Depletion of Tcells in the Treatment of Lymphedema

  • Principal Investigator: Jason Gardenier MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Funding Mechanism: ASRM/PSF Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Mmp9 Inhibition Decreases Scarring During Flexor Tendon Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Alayna Loiselle PhD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Universty of Rochester
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Hand or Upper Extremity
Full Abstract

Preoperative Paravertebral Block in Breast Reconstruction

  • Principal Investigator: Chaitan Devulapalli MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Johns Hopkins University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Breast (Cosmetic / Reconstructive)
Full Abstract

Injectable Shape-Memorizing Scaffolds for Skin Sculpting

  • Principal Investigator: Christoph Nabzdyk MD
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: Cosmetic
Full Abstract

Mechanisms involved in Diabetic Fracture Healing

  • Principal Investigator: Ruth Tevlin MB BAO BCh, MRCSI
  • Year: 2014
  • Institution: Stanford University
  • Funding Mechanism: Pilot Research Grant
  • Focus Area: General Reconstructive
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