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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.

Pathogenesis of Radiation-Induced Capsular Contracture

Joan Lipa MD, MSc., FRCS(C.), FACS · University of Toronto

Patient Generated Data as a Novel Outcomes Instrument in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Brent Degeorge Jr., MD, PhD · Wayne State University

Patient Preferences of Social Media in Plastic Surgery: A Conjoint Analysis

Cindy Wu MD · The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Patient Reported Outcomes Following Upper Extremity Injury

Jeffrey Friedrich MD · University of Washington

Patient Reported Outcomes in Gender Mastectomy

Megan Lane MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Patient-Centered Care in Breast Reconstruction

Tiffany Ballard MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

PEG Hydrogels to Engineer Cartilage

Anestis Papadopulos MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

PEG-pDHA Hydrogrels: A Novel Topical Hemostatic Agent

Jason Spector MD · Weill Cornell Medical College

Perceptions of Facial Femininity and Outcomes After Facial Feminization Surgery

Shane Morrison MD, MS · University of Washington

Perfusion Decellularized Skin Flap as a Dermo-Epidermal Scaffold

Jeremy Goverman MD · Massachusetts General Hospital