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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.

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

Targeted Lymphatic Ablation Using Diphtheria Toxin

Jason Gardenier MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Targeted Mechanism Based Treatment of Heterotopic Ossification

Benjamin Levi MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Targeted muscle reinnervation in a neuropathic pain model

Gwendolyn Hoben MD, PhD · The Medical College of Wisconsin

Targeting Adipocyte IL-6 Production For Breast Cancer Prevention

Scott Hollenbeck MD · Duke University Medical Center

Targeting Angiogenesis to Inhibit Heterotopic Ossification

Shailesh Agarwal MD · University of Michigan

Targeting Different Aspects of Tissue Engineering Cartilage in vivo

John Mesa MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Targeting Neutrophil Extracellular Traps to Improve Extremity Trauma Outcomes

Michael Sorkin MD · University of Michigan, Section of Plastic Surgery

Targeting Tension in Facial Aesthetic Surgery Scars

Madeleine Gust MD · Northwestern University