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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2023 cycle requested a total of nearly $4 million dollars. The PSF Study Section Subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated nearly 140 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling over $1 million dollars to support nearly 30 plastic surgery research proposals.

ASPS/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.

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

CranioRate™: An image-based, deep-phenotyping toolset for craniosynostosis

Jesse Goldstein MD · Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

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 Anatomical Changes and AI Rating of Gender Affirming Facial Surgery

Michael Alperovich MD, MSc · Yale University

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