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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2023 cycle requested a total of nearly $4 million dollars. The PSF Study Section Subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated nearly 140 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling over $1 million dollars to support nearly 30 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.

Facial Subunits for Composite Tissue Transplantation

David Mathes MD · University of Washington

Fat Grafting to Enhance Nerve Regeneration After Delayed Nerve Repair

Stephen Kemp PhD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Fat Retention in Diabetics after Pedal Fat Grafting

Jeffrey Gusenoff MD · University of Pittsburgh

FGFR2 Inhibition Mitigates Craniosynostosis in Crouzon Syndrome

Derek Steinbacher MD, DMD, FACS · Yale University School of Medicine

Financial Hardship after Surgery: A Mixed-Methods, Multicenter Study in India

Kavitha Ranganathan MD · Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.

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