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Grants We Funded

In 2019, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 33 investigator-initiated projects and allocated $891,274 to support the newest, clinically relevant research in plastic surgery.

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.

The Effects of Carbamylated Erythropoietin on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

Paul Afrooz MD · University of Pittsburgh

The effects of FK506 on Schwann cell populations during nerve regeneration

Alison Snyder-Warwick MD · Washington University in St.Louis

The Effects of Graded Densities of Lipoaspirate on Fat Graft

Alexes Hazen MD · New York University Medical Center

The Effects of Inflammatory Mediators on Capsular Contracture in the Mouse Model

Howard Langstein MD · University of Rochester

The Effects of Modality Matching on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

Thomas Tung MD · Washington University

The Effects of Nicotine Exposure on Cranial Suture Stem Cells

James Cray PhD · Medical University of South Carolina

The Impact of Chest Wall Irradiation on Long-Term Patient Satisfaction and Health-Related Quality of Life Following Tissue Expander/Implant Reconstruction

Peter Cordeiro MD, FACS · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

The Impact of Preoperative Mammography on Reduction Mammoplasty Episode of Care

Erika Sears MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

The Impact of Surgery in Craniosynostosis Using ERPs

Anup Patel MD · Yale University

The Influence of Innervation on Tissue Engineered Muscle Fiber Type

Melissa Melvin MD · University of Michigan