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Grants We Funded

Grant Applicants for 2020 requested more than $4.1 million. The PSF Study Section Subcommittees of Basic and Translational Research and Clinical Research Evaluated 111 applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded Research Grants totaling more than $860,000 to support 24 plastic surgery research proposals.

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.

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

Impact of Timing of Radiation on IMAs

Terence Myckatyn MD · Washington University in St.Louis

Impact of Treatment Variation for Deep Sternal Wound Infection

Erika Sears MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Implanted Bioreactor To Direct Development Of Engineered Cartilage

John van Aalst MD · The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill