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Grants We Funded

In 2018, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 33 investigator-initiated projects and allocated $891,274 to support the newest, clinically relevant research in plastic surgery.

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.

Investigating the Role of Myofibroblasts in Wound Healing

Mark Fisher MD · Duke University

Investigating the Use of MRI for Diagnosing and Managing Wrist Ligament Injuries

Brett Michelotti MD · University of Michigan

Investigation of Mechanical Forces on Wound Healing Angiogenesis

Douglas Helm MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigation of Muscle Reinnervation and Functional Recovery

Philip Johnson PhD · Washington University

Investigation of subclinical infection in breast implant capsular contracture

Michael DeLong MD · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Investigation of the Effects of Amifostine in the Mitigation of Radiation Injury

Alicia Snider MD · University of Michigan

iPSC based Tissue Engineered Graft for Wound Healing

Henry Hsia MD · CT - 19/19 - Yale University School of Medicine

Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Safe in Cancer Patients?

C. Suzanne Cutter MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Large Animal Model of the LYMPHA Technique

Dhruv Singhal MD · Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

LGR6+ Epithelial Stem Cell Augmentation of Fracture Healing

Amanda Ross MD · Southern Illinois University School of Medicine