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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.

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

Diagnosing Elevated Intracranial Pressure with Optical Coherence Tomography

Jordan Swanson MD, MSc · The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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

Doxycycline-Coated Silicone Implants Decrease Incidence of Bacterial Infection

Ryan Gobble MD · University of Cincinnati