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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.

Molecular Basis for Neuroregenerative Effects of FK-506

Michael Brenner MD · Washington University

Motor Axon Misdirection in Traumatic Neuroma-in-Continuity Injury

Jacob Alant MD, FRCSC · University of Calgary

Multichannel Carbon Fiber Electrodes to Enhance Nerve Regeneration

Stephen Kemp PhD · University of Michigan, Section of Plastic Surgery

Multilineage Stem Cell Therapy For Diabetic Wounds

Oren Tepper MD · New York University Medical Center

Muscle Graft Design in a Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface

Shoshana Ambani MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Nanofiber Composite Carrier for IGF-1 Nanoparticle Delivery to Nerve and Muscle

Karim Sarhane MD, Msc · Johns Hopkins University-School of Medicine

Nanofiber-Hydrogel Composites for Improved Fat Graft Survival

Brian Cho MD · Johns Hopkins University-School of Medicine

National Variations In Treatment Patterns For Thumb CMC Arthritis

Oluseyi Aliu MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Neovascularization of Bony Consturcts Using Adipose Tissue-Derived Stem Cells

Howard Wang MD · University of Texas, San Antonio

Nerve Allotransplantation: Immunologic Investigation & Modulation

Santosh Kale MD · Washington University in St. Louis