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Grants We Funded

In 2017, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 27 Investigator-Initiated projects and allocated $809,578 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.

Development of a Novel Bio-Integrated Peripheral Nervous System Interface

Brent Egeland MD · University of Michigan

Development of a Standardized Microsurgical Skills Curriculum

Richard Baynosa MD · Board of Regents, NSHE, obo University of Nevada, Reno

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

Colleen McCarthy MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Development of Novel Cell Delivery Systems for Human Chondrocytes

Kimberly Singh MD · Emory University

Development of the FACE-Q Kids PRO Instrument

Anne Klassen PhD · McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences

Differences Between Proliferative and Involutional Hemangiomas

Bryan Armijo MD · Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine

Differential Density Microsphere Scaffold Optimizes Wound Healing

Jason Spector MD · Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

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

Russell Reid MD PhD · University of Chicago

Dominant-negative IRF6 Mutant Analysis in Zebrafish

George Kamel MD · Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)

Donor Dendritic Cells for Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

Justin Sacks MD MBA · University of Pittsburgh