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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.

Functional Imaging of Lymphatic Malformations in the Pediatric Population

Matthew Greives MD · The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Functional Microanatomy of the Facial Nerve

Kallirroi Tzafetta MD · Eastern Virginia Medical School

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

Head Shape Screening Tool for Early Referral and Diagnosis of Craniosynostosis

Daniel Cho MD, PhD · University of Wisconsin-Madison