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Grants We Funded

In 2019, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 33 investigator-initiated projects and allocated $891,274 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.

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

Dendritic Cell Induced Tolerance in Rat Composite Allograft

Vu Nguyen MD · University of Pittsburgh

Determining the Mechanism of Arteriovenous Malformation

Arin Greene MD · Children's Hospital Boston

Determining the Mechanism of Pediatric Capillary Malformation

Arin Greene MD · Children's Hospital Boston