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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.

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

Determining the Mechanism of Scarless Wound Healing

Edward Buchanan MD · Stanford University

Determining the potential of adipose-derived stem cells

Sarah Frommer MD, PhD · Rhode Island Hospital

Developing the TRANS-Q to Measure Outcomes for Gender-Affirming Treatment

Anne Klassen PhD · McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences

Development and Testing of a Decision Aid for Patients with Dupuytren's

Melissa Roy MD · University Health Network

Development of a Degradable Bioengineered Skin Equivalent

Howard Levinson MD, FACS · Duke University Medical Center

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