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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.

Identification of Regenerative and Scarring Fibroblasts in the Orofacial Region

Michelle Griffin PhD · Stanford University School of Medicine

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

Immunosuppressive Properties of Lymphatics in Promoting Melanoma Growth

Claire Li · Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK)