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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.

LGR6+ Epithelial Stem Cell Augmentation of Fracture Healing

Amanda Dawson MD · Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Lipoaspirate: Its Potential to Repair Radiation Damage in a Murine Model

Alexes Hazen MD · New York University Medical Center

Liposomal Bupivacaine in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction

Saba Motakef MD · Loma Linda University Department of Plastic Surgery

Local Estrogen Treatment for Non- Surgical Recontouring of Auricular Cartilage

Jonathan Black MD · The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia

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