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Grants We Funded

In 2019, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 33 investigator-initiated projects and allocated $891,274 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.

Flap Engraftment of Adipose Derived Stem Cells to Improve Vascularization

Scott Hollenbeck MD · Duke University

Formation of Osteoblastic Meaninfgul Networks in 3D Dynamic Cell Culture

Alexander Allori MD · New York University Medical Center

FReP cell-based Therapy for Skeletal Muscle Generation

Zhong Zheng PhD · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Functional coagulation and platelet assays in microsurgery

Eric Wang MD · University of California, San Francisco

Functional Connectivity and Brain Architecture in Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis

John Persing MD · Yale University

Functional Imaging of Lymphatic Malformations in the Pediatric Population

Matthew Greives MD · The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Functional Microanatomy of the Facial Nerve

Kallirroi Tzafetta MD · Eastern Virginia Medical School

Further Analysis of Craniosynostotic Rabbit Suture with LCM

Brian Gander MD · University of Pittsburgh

Gene Expression Analysis of Dupuytren's Disease: The Role of Maf-B

James Chang MD · Stanford University

Generation of a conditional knock-in mouse model for arterio-venous-malformation

Patrick Smits · Children's Hospital Boston