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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.

Adipocyte-mediated secretion of CCL22 to mitigate secondary lymphedema

Shailesh Agarwal MD · Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.

Adipose Derived Stem Cells Augment Lymphatic Regeneration

Tomer Avraham MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Adipose Derived Stem Cells for Enhanced Fibrovascular Integration of Acellular Dermal Matrix-Based Ventral Hernia Repair

Charles Butler MD · University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Adipose Stem Cells: A Distinct Population of Just Migratory Stem Cells

Bret Schipper MD · University of Pittsburgh

Adoptive Endothehal Progenitor Cell Therapy To Restore Vasculogenic Potential In Diabetes

Rica Tanaka MD · New York University Medical Center

ADSC Potentiates Tissue Reorganization/Repair--Radiated Expansion

Nada Berry MD · Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Age And ROS Alter Cell Signaling And Re-Epithelization Of Skin

Andrea Moor PhD · University of South Florida

Age-Associated Differences in Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells

Yun-Ying Shi · Stanford University

Aligned Fiber-Hydrogel Composite to Repair Volumetric Muscle Loss

Amanda Westman PhD · Washington University

Alloderm-Adipose Derived Stem Cell Constructs to Optimize Cleft Palate and Oronsal Fistula Healing

James Bradley MD, FACS · University of California, Los Angeles