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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2022 cycle requested a total of over $2.9 million dollars. The PSF Study Section subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated 115 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling almost $550,000 to support 19 plastic surgery research proposals.

ASPS/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.

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

Kevin Chung MD, MS · University Of Michigan

A new patient-reported outcome measure for body contouring

Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC · Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research

A Novel Osteogenic Oxysterol for Cranial Bone rRegeneration

Reza Jarrahy MD · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

A Population Study of the Impact of Provider Volume on Outcomes of Free Flap

Elham Mahmoudi Research Assistant Professor · University of Michigan

A protective role for SIRT1 against aging in human ASCs

Ivona Percec MD PhD · University of Pennsylvania

Acellular Dermal Matrix in One-Stage Breast Reconstruction:A RCT

Toni Zhong MD · University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario

Activated Adipose Stem Cells for the Prevention/Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Derek Banyard MD · The Regents of the University of California (Irvine)

Activation of the Resident Skeletal Stem Cell for Articular Cartilage Repair

Matthew Murphy MB BCh BAO(Hons) MRCSI PhD · Stanford University

Addressing Disparities in Breast Reconstruction via Patient-led Storytelling

Lily Mundy MD · Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

ADSC Potentiates Tissue Reorganization/Repair--Radiated Expansion

Nada Berry MD · Southern Illinois University School of Medicine