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Grants We Funded

In 2018, 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.

Human Muscle Progenitor and Regeneration

Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD · Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)

Hydrogen sulfide as pre-and post-ischemic cytoprotectant in vivo

Jason Spector MD · Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Identification of the Human Cutaneous Fibroblast Stem Cell

Mimi Borrelli MD · Stanford University

IGF-1 Nanoparticles to Improve Functional Recovery after Peripheral Nerve Injury

Philip Hanwright MD · Johns Hopkins University-School of Medicine

IGFR1: A Potential Therapeutic Target For Dupuytren's Disease

Bing Siang Gan MD · Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson)

IL-2 immunomodulation and topical immunosuppression in CTA

Rishi Jindal MD · University of Pittsburgh

Immune Cell Specific Therapy to Prevent Extremity Heterotopic Ossification

David Stepien MD, PhD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Immune Cell Trafficking After Hind Limb Transplantation

Mario Solari MD · University of Pittsburgh

Immune Tolerance for Surgical Transplantation of the Hand or Face

David Mathes MD · University of Washington

Immunogenicity of Chondrocytes Removed From Extracellular Matrix

Mark Randolph · Massachusetts General Hospital