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Grants We Funded

In 2018, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 33 investigator-initiated projects and allocated $891,274 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.

Preoperative Paravertebral Block in Breast Reconstruction

Chris Devulapalli MD · Johns Hopkins University

Preservation of Denervated Muscle By Neural Stem Cell Transplantation

Jonathan Winograd MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Preventing Scar Contracture Formation by Inhibiting ROCK

Howard Levinson MD, FACS · Duke University Medical Center

Prevention of Chronic Rejection in Composite Tissue Allograft

Jignesh Unadkat MD · University of Pittsburgh

Prevention of Radiation Skin Fibrosis by K/O of MMP-2, -9

Phuong Nguyen MD · New York University Medical Center

Prevention of Radiation-Induced Skin Fibrosis by Topical Gene Therapy

Richard Zoumalan · New York University School of Medicine

Prevention of Vein Graft Intimal Hyperplasia via PTP

Harry Salinas MD · Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)

Primary Alveolar Cleft Healing After Gingivoperiosteoplasty and rhBMP-2.

Navanjun Grewal MD · University of California, Los Angeles

Prognostic value of neutrophil extracellular traps in human burn wounds

Jeremy Goverman MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Prospective Antiviral Prophylaxis in a Burn Patient Population

Michael Neumeister MD, FRCSC, FACS · Southern Illinois University School of Medicine