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Grants We Funded

In 2019, 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.

Prospective Longitudinal Study of Non-Operative Thumb CMC Arthritis Interventions

James Higgins MD · MedStar Health Research Institute

Psychosocial and Physical Functioning Following Body Contouring Surgery

David Sarwer PhD · University of Pennsylvania

Psychsocial Factors in Cosmetic Breast Augmentation

David Sarwer PhD · University of Pennsylvania

Quality of Recovery of Local Anesthesia and Brachial Plexus Block in Hand Surgery

Fanyi Meng MD · McGill University

Quality-of-Life After Breast Augmentation

J. Peter Rubin MD · University of Pittsburgh

Quantification of Fat Graft Survival Using 3D Digital Analysis

Mihye Choi MD · New York University School of Medicine

Quantifying Botulinum Toxin Treatment Effect Using DISC Analysis

Alexander Dagum MD · SUNY at Stony Brook

Quantitative Analysis of Radiation Induced Injury to the Mandible

Alero Fregene MD · University of Michigan

Radiotherapy for Revasculatization and Reperfusion of an Ischemic Flap

Jamie Levine MD · New York University Medical Center

Rapid Detection of Vessel Occlusion in Free Tissue Transfer

Timothy King MD, PhD · University of Wisconsin-Madison (Board of Regents University of Wisconsin System)