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Grants We Funded

In 2017, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 27 Investigator-Initiated projects and allocated $809,578 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.

Smart Scaffolds for Soft-Tissue Engineering

Julio Clavijo-Alvarez MD · University of Pittsburgh

Spitzoid Nevi Versus Melanoma by Cellular Gp100, Nedd9 and Gab2

Matthew McRae MD · Yale School of Medicine

Standardization of Clinical Outcomes for Cleft Care and Research

Alexander Allori MD · Duke University Medical Center

Stem Cell Biotherapy for Chronic Cutaneous Wounds

Jordan Steinberg MD, PhD · Northwestern University - Chicago Campus

Stem Cell Therapy for Tolerance Induction in Composite Tissue Allografts

Maria Siemionow MD, PhD · The Cleveland Clinic

Steps to Engineering Flexible Ear-Shaped Cartilage

Niamh O'Sullivan MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Strain Pattern Directed Engineered Bone for Craniofacial Reconstruction

Cory Goldberg MD, FRCS · Toronto General Hospital

Strategies for Repair of Infected Calvarial Bone Defects

Sanjay Naran MD · University of Pittsburgh

Study of the Relationship Between Breast Implants and Lymphoma

Garry Brody MD · USC/University of Southern California

Surgical Biomaterials as Substrates For Biofilm Formation

Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD · Harvard Medical School