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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.

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 PhD · Children's Hospital Boston

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 · Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

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