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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.

Enhancement of Wound Healing through Autologous CRISPR/Cas-edited Dendritic Cells

Dominic Henn MD · Stanford University

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

Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Tendon Regeneration

Kristoffer Sugg MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Evaluating High Fidelity Cleft Lip Simulation for Education&Assessing Competence

Carolyn Rogers-Vizena MD · Children's Hospital Boston

Evaluating long noncoding RNAs as modulators of incisional scar formation

Juan Rendon MD, PhD · The Ohio State University

Evaluating Patient Reported Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients

Dunya Atisha MD · Duke University Medical Center

Evaluating Relationship Between Stem Cells And Fat Graft Survival

Brian Mailey MD · The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Microsurgery Proficiency Targets

Tiffany Ballard MD · University of Michigan