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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.

Spitzoid Nevi Versus Melanoma by Cellular Gp100, Nedd9 and Gab2

Matthew McRae MD, FRCSC · Yale School of Medicine

Standardization of Clinical Outcomes for Cleft Care and Research

Alexander Allori MD · Duke University Medical Center

Stem Cell Biotherapy for Chronic Cutaneous Wounds

Jordan Steinberg MD, PhD · Northwestern University - Chicago Campus

Stem Cell Therapy for Tolerance Induction in Composite Tissue Allografts

Maria Siemionow MD, PhD · The Cleveland Clinic

Steps to Engineering Flexible Ear-Shaped Cartilage

Niamh O'Sullivan MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Strain Pattern Directed Engineered Bone for Craniofacial Reconstruction

Cory Goldberg MD, MASc, FRCSC, FACS, MBA · 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

Summer Plastic Surgery Research Programs: Establishing Equitable Opportunities

David Tran MD · New York University Grossman School of Medicine