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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.

Genetic Regulation of Terminal Schwann Cells

Alison Snyder-Warwick MD · Washington University in St.Louis

GSK-3 Beta Activity in Dupuytren's Contracture

Bing Siang Gan MD · University of Western Ontario

Harnessing Heterotopic Ossification for Bone Regeneration

Anand Kumar MD · University of Pittsburgh

Head Mounted Video Cameras for Surgical Skill Education

Aaron Berger MD, PhD · Stanford University Medical Center

Healthcare Disparities in Patients Undergoing Treatment for Invasive Melanoma

Antonio Forte MD, PhD, MS ·

Hemangiomas: Stem Cell Tumors of Pericyte Origin

Deepak Narayan MD · Yale University School of Medicine

Hemifacial Composite Allotransplantation Model for Nerve Regeneration Assessment

Samir Mardini MD · Mayo Clinic

Hindlimb Allograft Immune Tolerance Induced By IL 10/TGFbeta

Damon Cooney MD · Southern Illinois University

HO-1 Gene Therapy for Pressure Ulcer Prophylaxis

Kevin Cross MD · Weill Cornell Medical College

Holographic Surgical Planning and Telementoring for Craniofacial Surgery

Francis Papay MD · Cleveland Clinic Foundation