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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2021 cycle requested a total of over $3.3 million dollars. The PSF Study Section subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated 106 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling more than $755,000 to support 25 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.

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

Engineering Permanent Nipple Projection

Jaime Bernstein MD · Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Engineering Vascularized Soft Tissues for Definitive Complex Wound Reconstruction

Mario Solari MD · University of Pittsburgh

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

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 Senthil-Kumar MD · Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)