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Grants We Funded

In 2019, 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.

Mandibular Reconstruction Using Allograft Revitalization

Christopher Runyan MD, Phd · University of Cincinnati

Marrow Stem Cells with Skin Substitutes for Diabetic Wounds

Xiao Tian Wang · Boston University

Measuring healthcare quality and the implications for pay-for-performance

Melissa Shauver · University of Michigan

Measuring Patient Expectations for Breast Reconstruction

Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Measuring Patient Satification with Facial Apperance

Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Measuring Patient Satisfaction in Breast Surgery

Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC · University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Mechanism of Hemangioma: Role of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone

Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc · Children's Hospital Boston

Mechanisms involved in Diabetic Fracture Healing

Ruth Tevlin MD · Stanford University

Mechanisms of Radiation Injury and Cytoprotechton in Osteoblasts

Artur Gevorgyan MD · Hospital for Sick Children

Mechanisms regulating fibrosis in chronic lymphedema

Jamie Zampell MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center