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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.

Embryonic Stem Cells Preserve the Neuromuscular Junction

Terence Myckatyn MD · Washington University

Endogenous Tissue Engineering of Custom Mandible Free Flaps

Deniz Sarhaddi MD · University of Michigan

Engineered Tissues with Pervasive, Perfusible & Implantable Capillary Structures

John Morgan MD · Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Engineering Bone and Cartilage for ASCs and Scaffolds

Peter Letourneau MD · University of Nevada

Engineering Flexible Cartilage Using Human Chondrocytes

Niamh O'Sullivan MD · Harvard Medical School

Enhancement of Nerve Regeneration Following Neonatal Nerve Injury

Joseph Catapano MD · The Hospital for Sick Children

Enhancement of Peripheral Nerve Regeneration using Intracellular Sigma Peptide

Bahar Bassiri Gharb MD, PhD · Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Enhancing Bony Reconstruction Through Gene Manipulation of ASCs

David Atashroo MD · Stanford University

Enhancing Nerve Repair By Photochemically Sealing Growth Factors

Prabhu Senthilkumar MD · Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)

Enoxaparin metabolism in reconstructive surgery patients

Christopher Pannucci MD · University of Utah