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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.

Mechanisms regulating fibrosis in chronic lymphedema

Jamie Zampell MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Mechanoinhibition to Prevent Radiation-Induced Periprosthetic Fibrosis

Dominic Henn MD · The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern)

Mechanotransduction in Adverse Implant-Tissue Interactions

Jagannath Padmanabhan MD · Stanford University

Microbiome and Association with Implant Infections

Laura Barnes MD · The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco (Contracts & Grants)

Microfluidic Purification of Adipose-derived Cell Populations

Adam Katz MD · The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia

Micro-mechanical Forces to Stimulate Wound Healing

Dennis Orgill MD, PhD · Brigham and Women's Hospital

Micro-RNA and Classification of Hemangiomas

Christopher Spock MD · Yale School of Medicine

Microsurgery Simulation in Training and Competency Assessment

Kari Keys MD · University of Washington

Microsurgical Reactivation of Cleft Lip Developmental Programs

Jason Spector MD · Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Migraine Surgery Candidate Selection with Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Salam Kassis MD · Vanderbilt University Medical Center