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Grants We Funded

In 2017, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 27 Investigator-Initiated projects and allocated $809,578 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.

Activation of the Resident Skeletal Stem Cell for Articular Cartilage Repair

Matthew Murphy MD · Stanford University

Adipocyte Derived Stem Cells in Breast Conservation Therapy: Potential Impact on Breast Cancer Regression

Ernest Chiu MD, FACS · Tulane University

Adipocyte Stem Cell Enhancement of Distraction in Radiated Jaws

Steven Buchman MD · University of Michigan

Adipose Derived Stem Cells Augment Lymphatic Regeneration

Tomer Avraham MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Adipose Derived Stem Cells for Enhanced Fibrovascular Integration of Acellular Dermal Matrix-Based Ventral Hernia Repair

Charles Butler MD · University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Adipose Stem Cells: A Distinct Population of Just Migratory Stem Cells

Bret Schipper MD · University of Pittsburgh

Adoptive Endothehal Progenitor Cell Therapy To Restore Vasculogenic Potential In Diabetes

Rica Tanaka MD · New York University Medical Center

ADSC Potentiates Tissue Reorganization/Repair--Radiated Expansion

Nada Berry MD · Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Age And ROS Alter Cell Signaling And Re-Epithelization Of Skin

Andrea Moor PhD · University of South Florida

Age-Associated Differences in Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells

Yun-Ying Shi · Stanford University