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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.

Optimizing Tendon Repair Using Photochemical Tissue Bonding

Jonathan Winograd MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Osteoclast Mediated Resorption of Engineered Human Bone

Justine Lee MD, PhD, FACS · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Osteogenesis in ASCs By Co-Culture with Infant Dura

Darren Smith MD · Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Osteogenic Potential Of Oxysterols In Osseous Tissue Engineering

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

Outcomes and Impairment Assessment after Finger Amputations

Aviram Giladi MD, MS · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Outcomes in Surgical Management of Adolescent Breast Disorders

Brian Labow MD · Children's Hospital Boston

Outcomes of Corticosteroid Treatment for Trigger Finger by Stage

Janae Kittinger MD · Scott and White Healthcare

Overcoming Skin Immunogenicity in Transplantation Tolerance

Mario Solari MD · University of Pittsburgh

Overexpression of sFRP1 Enhances Adipogenesis in Tissue Repair

Sudheer Ravuri PhD · University of Pittsburgh

Overlapping Worlds of Art and Plastic Surgery: Implications for Surgical Training

Audrey Nguyen MD · University of California