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Grants We Funded

Grant Applicants for 2020 requested more than $4.1 million. The PSF Study Section Subcommittees of Basic and Translational Research and Clinical Research Evaluated 111 applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded Research Grants totaling more than $860,000 to support 24 plastic surgery research proposals.

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.

Peripheral Nerve Repair Using Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers

Reza Jarrahy MD · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Peripheral Nerve Signal Transduction Via Polyimide Electrodes

Theodore Kung MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Photochemical Sealing of Peripheral Neurorrhaphy

Jonathan Winograd MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Photochemical Tissue Bonding for Sutureless Vascular Anastomosis

Jonathan Winograd MD · Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)

Photochemical Tissue Bonding: A Nanosuture Approach to Vascular Repair

Jonathan Winograd MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Photochemical Tissue Bonding: A Promising New Approach to the Nerve Gap

Anne Catherine O'Neill MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Placebo-Controlled Surgical Treatment of Migraines

Bahman Guyuron MD · Private Practice

Plug and Play: Towards Anastomosable Vascular Networks

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

Postop Antibiotics for Immediate Breast Reconstruction: A RCT

Brett Phillips MD, MBA · SUNY at Stony Brook

Post-transplant Malignancy in Organ Transplant Patients

Nijaguna Prasad PhD · Johns Hopkins University