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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2022 cycle requested a total of over $2.9 million dollars. The PSF Study Section subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated 115 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling almost $550,000 to support 19 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.

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

ECM Hydrogel for Enhanced Biointegration of Acellular Dermal Matrix

Patrick Cottler PhD · The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia

Economic Analysis of Finger Replantation

Erika Sears MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Economic analysis of hand transplantation

Kevin Chung MD, MS · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Effect of Decellularized Adipose Tissue Matrix on Irradiated Skin Pathology

Alex Wong MD · University of Southern California

Effect Of Radiation On Tissue For Delayed Breast Reconstruction

Adeyiza Momoh MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Effect of Schwann Cell Therapy on Neuroregeneration after Limb Allotransplantation

Gerald Brandacher MD · University of Pittsburgh

Effect of SiRNA Against Noggin in Healing Calvarial Defects

Xiao Xia Wang MD · New York University Medical Center

Effects of an Fgfr2c Mutation on Palatal and Craniofacial Development

Chad Perlyn MD · Washington University