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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.

Qualitative Evaluation of Goals and Expectations for Gender Affirming Surgery

Katherine Gast MD · University of Wisconsin

Quality of Recovery of Local Anesthesia and Brachial Plexus Block in Hand Surgery

Fanyi Zuo MD · McGill University

Quality-of-Life After Breast Augmentation

J. Peter Rubin MD · University of Pittsburgh

Quantification of Fat Graft Survival Using 3D Digital Analysis

Mihye Choi MD · New York University School of Medicine

Quantifying Botulinum Toxin Treatment Effect Using DISC Analysis

Alexander Dagum MD · SUNY at Stony Brook

Quantitative Analysis of Radiation Induced Injury to the Mandible

Alero Fregene MD · University of Michigan

Radiotherapy for Revasculatization and Reperfusion of an Ischemic Flap

Jamie Levine MD · New York University Medical Center

Rapid Detection of Vessel Occlusion in Free Tissue Transfer

Timothy King MD, PhD · University of Wisconsin-Madison (Board of Regents University of Wisconsin System)

Real time fate mapping of palatogenic cranial neural crest cells

Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD · Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp.)

Real Time, in Situ Microimaging of Peripheral Nerve Injury

Francis Henry MD · Massachusetts General Hospital