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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.

Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Safe in Cancer Patients?

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

Ketorolac in Palatoplasty: A Randomized Blinded Controlled Tral

Matthew Greives MD · Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

Large Animal Model of the LYMPHA Technique

Dhruv Singhal MD · Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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

Long-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Gender-Affirming Mastectomy

Alexander Khouri MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Lymphatic Inhibition and Dendritic Cells

Justin Sacks MD MBA · Johns Hopkins University