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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.

Surface Myoelectric Control of Sensorimotor Function Using RPNIs

Amir Dehdashtian MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Surgical Biomaterials as Substrates For Biofilm Formation

Eric Chien-Wei Liao MD, PhD · Harvard Medical School

Surgical Education to Enhance Patient-Centered Communication

Jeffrey Friedrich MD · University of Washington

Sustained Local Anti-TNF-alpha Delivery for Hypertrophic Scars

David Brown MD, PhD · Duke University

Sutural Distraction Osteogenesis for the Treatment of Cleft Palate Disease

Mirko Gilardino MD · Montreal Children's Hospital

Synthesis Of A Tissue Engineered Periosteum

Bjorn Schonmeyr MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

T Cell Clonality and Lymphedema

Adana Campbell MD · Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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