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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2021 cycle requested a total of over $3.3 million dollars. The PSF Study Section subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated 106 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling more than $755,000 to support 25 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.

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

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

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

Altering Tendon Biomechanics after Flexor Tendon Repair

Samuel Buonocore MD · Yale University

An Augmented Reality Model for Evaluating Traumatic Craniofacial Fractures

Solomon Lee MD · The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco (Contracts & Grants)

An Investigation into the Biomechanics of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Adam Levy MD · Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Analysis of Craniosynostotic Rabbit Sutures with LCM

S. Alex Rottgers MD · University of Pittsburgh

Analysis of IRF6 Transcription Factor in Vertebrate Craniofacial Development

Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD · Massachusetts General Hospital