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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.

Tissue Derived Stem Cells and Radiation Injury

Babak Mehrara MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Tissue engineered 3-D ear cartilage construct

Alan Widgerow MD · University of California, Irvine

Tissue Engineered Biocompatible Tendon/Ligament-Bone Constructs

Simon Farnebo MD, PhD · Stanford University

Tissue Engineered Bone in a Prefabricated Capsular Flap

Michael Neumeister MD, FRCSC, FACS · Southern Illinois University

Tissue Engineered Recellularized Small Diameter Vascaular Grafts

Gregory Borschel MD · University of Michigan

Tissue Engineering of Incisional Hernia Repair Using Acellular Myofascial Construct

Mazen Harake MD · University of Michigan

Tissue-Engineered Lymph Node Transplantation for the Treatment of Lymphedema

Catherine Ly MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Tolerance Induction to Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

Xin Xiao Zheng MD · University of Pittsburgh

Transfected Adipose Stem Cells for Peripheral Nerve Repair

Wesley Sivak MD, Phd · University of Pittsburgh

Transgenic Adipose Stem Cell-Mediated VEGF Delivery

R. Michael Johnson MD · Wright State University