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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.

Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces for the Treatment of Painful Neuromas

Stephen Kemp PhD · University of Michigan, Section of Plastic Surgery

Regulation of Adipogenesis in Lymphedema

Evan Weitman MD · Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research

Regulatory T cells Therapy in Vascularized Composite Transplants

Byoung Chol Oh · Johns Hopkins University

Remote Ischemic Preconditioning's Effect on Fat Graft Volume

Andrew Gassman MD · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Reprogramming of ASCs for Increased Osteogenic Potential

James Bradley MD, FACS · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Rescue of Coronal Suture Fusion Using Flutamide

Gregory Cooper MD · University of Pittsburgh

Restauration of immune function after lymph node transfer

Gabriela Garcia Nores MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Revealing how vibration injures peripheral nerves and methods of prevention

Chaowen Wu MD · The Medical College of Wisconsin

Reversal of UV irradiation-induced skin injury with c-Jun siRNA

Sara Immerman · New York University School of Medicine

Reversibility of Age-Related Effects on Nerve Regeneration

Daniel Demsey MD · The Hospital for Sick Children