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Grants We Funded

Grant Applicants for 2020 requested more than $4.1 million. The PSF Study Section Subcommittees of Basic and Translational Research and Clinical Research Evaluated 111 applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded Research Grants totaling more than $860,000 to support 24 plastic surgery research proposals.

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.

Strain Pattern Directed Engineered Bone for Craniofacial Reconstruction

Cory Goldberg MD, MASc, FRCSC, FACS · Toronto General Hospital

Strategies for Repair of Infected Calvarial Bone Defects

Sanjay Naran MD · University of Pittsburgh

Study of the Relationship Between Breast Implants and Lymphoma

Garry Brody MD · USC/University of Southern California

Studying Breast Implant-Associated ALCL in Three-Dimensional Organotypic Platform

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

Surgical Biomaterials as Substrates For Biofilm Formation

Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD · Harvard Medical School

Sustained Local Anti-TNF-alpha Delivery for Hypertrophic Scars

David Brown MD, PhD · Duke University

Sutural Distraction Osteogenesis for the Treatment of Cleft Palate Disease

Mirko Gilardino MD · Montreal Children's Hospital

Synthesis Of A Tissue Engineered Periosteum

Bjorn Schonmeyr MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

TAP Block in DIEP or Free MS-TRAM Donor Site: a RCT

Toni Zhong MD · University Health Network Toronto

Targeted Gene Silencing Using siRNA Improve Diabetic Wound Healing

Vishal Thanik MD · New York University Medical Center