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Grants We Funded

Grant Applicants for 2020 requested more than $4.1 million. The PSF Study Section Subcommittees of Basic and Translational Research and Clinical Research Evaluated 111 applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded Research Grants totaling more than $860,000 to support 24 plastic surgery research proposals.

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.

Corneal neurotization: studying a novel solution for neurotrophic keratitis

Joseph Catapano MD · The Hospital for Sick Children

Coronal Suturectomy Re-Ossification in the Saethre-Chotzen Mouse Model

Michael Bykowski MD, MS · University of Pittsburgh

Cranial Particulate Graft vs. Bone-Dust for Inlay Cranioplasty

Arin Greene MD · Children's Hospital Boston

Cross-Linguistic Speech Evaluation in Patients with Cleft Palate

Eugene Park MD · Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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

Stephen Harlin MD, FACS · Drexel University

Decellularized Lymph Nodes for Lymph Node Tissue Engineering

Daniel Cuzzone MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Decellularized Nerve Allografts and Motor Nerve Regeneration

Michael Nicoson MD · Washington University in St. Louis

Defining Timing and Developing Treatment for Heterotopic Ossification

Benjamin Levi MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Degradable Orthopedic Devices to Modulate Healing

Samuel Lin MD · Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Delivery of miR through Biodegradable Scaffolds

Michael Ogilvie MD, MBA · Duke University Medical Center