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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.

Accelerated Skin Wound Healing by Small Molecule Compounds Modulating Npas2

Akishige Hokugo · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Acellular Dermal Matrix in One-Stage Breast Reconstruction:A RCT

Toni Zhong MD · University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario

Acellular Musculofascial Flap Matrix for Muscle Engineering

Qixu Zhang MD, PhD · University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Acellular Nerve Conductive Polymer for Peripheral Nerve Interface

Ziya Baghmanli MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Activated Adipose Stem Cells for the Prevention/Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Derek Banyard MD · The Regents of the University of California (Irvine)

Activation of the Resident Skeletal Stem Cell for Articular Cartilage Repair

Matthew Murphy MB BCh BAO(Hons) MRCSI PhD · Stanford University

Addressing Disparities in Breast Reconstruction via Patient-led Storytelling

Lily Mundy MD · Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Adherence to Non-Operative Clinical Quality Measures in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Alexander Khouri MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

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