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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.

Photochemical Tissue Bonding: A Promising New Approach to the Nerve Gap

Anne Catherine O'Neill MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Physiologic Signaling of the Muscle Cuff RPNI During Volitional Behavior

Shelby Svientek MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Pilot study validation of the BREAST-Q REACT

Jonas Nelson MD · Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Placebo-Controlled Surgical Treatment of Migraines

Bahman Guyuron MD · Private Practice

Plug and Play: Towards Anastomosable Vascular Networks

Jason Spector MD · Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Point of Care Detection & Prevention of Muscle Fibrosis In Critical Care Patients

Geoffrey Hespe MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Portable Ex-Vivo Normothermic Limb Perfusion (EVNLP) Machine

Bahar Bassiri Gharb MD, PhD · Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Postop Antibiotics for Immediate Breast Reconstruction: A RCT

Brett Phillips MD, MBA · SUNY at Stony Brook

Post-transplant Malignancy in Organ Transplant Patients

Nijaguna Prasad PhD · Johns Hopkins University

Predicting Tissue Necrosis in Mastectomy Flaps using Intra-Op Tissue Oximetry

Nima Khavanin MD · Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine