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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.

Role of Innervation in the Metabolic Response of Skin to Injury

Soner Tatilded MD · New York University Medical Center

Role of Integrin-Dependent Crosstalk in Hypertrophic Scar Formation

Paschalia Mountziaris MD, Phd · Albany Medical College

Role of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Reepithelialization

Sherry Collawn MD, PhD · AL - 32/250 - University of Alabama at Birmingham

Role of miR-193a-5p in Skin Growth Induced by Tissue Expansion

Joanna Ledwon PhD · Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Role of MMP-9 in Wound Healing

Lily Lee MD · University of Sourthern California

Role of non-adherent Clonogenic ASCs on T-cell Immunomodulation

Angelo Leto Barone MD · Johns Hopkins University

Role of Schwann Cell CD-40 Status on Nerve Allograft Rejection

Debbie Yu MD · University of Michigan

Role of Toll-Receptor Adenosine Signalling in Wound Repair

Lisa Jacob MD · New Jersey Medical School

Sacrococcygeal Morphology and Morphometry of Patients with Pressure Injuries

Barbara Delmore · New York University School of Medicine

Scar Contracture Prevention By Inhibition of Cell Contractility

Howie Levinson MD, FACS · Duke University