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Grants We Funded

Grant Applicants for 2020 requested more than $4.1 million. The PSF Study Section Subcommittees of Basic and Translational Research and Clinical Research Evaluated 111 applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded Research Grants totaling more than $860,000 to support 24 plastic surgery research proposals.

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.

Liposomal Bupivacaine in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction

Saba Motakef MD · Loma Linda University Department of Plastic Surgery

Local/Systemic Depletion of Tcells in the Treatment of Lymphedema

Jason Gardenier MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Lymphatic Inhibition and Dendritic Cells

Justin Sacks MD MBA · Johns Hopkins University

Macrophage Dysfunction in Diabetic Wound Healing

Mimi Leong MD · Baylor College of Medicine

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