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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.

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

Mechanism of Hemangioma: Role of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone

Reid Maclellan MD, MMSc · Children's Hospital Boston

Mechanisms involved in Diabetic Fracture Healing

Ruth Tevlin MD · Stanford University

Mechanisms of Radiation Injury and Cytoprotechton in Osteoblasts

Artur Gevorgyan MD · Hospital for Sick Children