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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2022 cycle requested a total of over $2.9 million dollars. The PSF Study Section subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated 115 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling almost $550,000 to support 19 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.

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

Head Shape Screening Tool for Early Referral and Diagnosis of Craniosynostosis

Daniel Cho MD, PhD · University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

Hindlimb Allograft Immune Tolerance Induced By IL 10/TGFbeta

Damon Cooney MD · Southern Illinois University

HO-1 Gene Therapy for Pressure Ulcer Prophylaxis

Kevin Cross MD · Weill Cornell Medical College

Holographic Surgical Planning and Telementoring for Craniofacial Surgery

Francis Papay MD · Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Hospital Factors Impacting the Quality of Plastic Surgical Care

Catherine Curtin MD · Stanford University