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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.

Topical Antibiotic Elution in a Collagen Rich Hydrogel for Chronic Wound Healing

Paige Fox MD, PhD · Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research

Transfected Adipose Stem Cells for Peripheral Nerve Repair

Wesley Sivak MD, Phd · University of Pittsburgh

Transforming Cleft Speech Assessment and Care through Online Crowdsourcing

Alexander Lin MD · Saint Louis University

Transgenic Adipose Stem Cell-Mediated VEGF Delivery

R. Michael Johnson MD · Wright State University

Treatment of Peripheral Nerve Injury with P7C3

Stephen Kemp PhD · The Hospital for Sick Children

T-regulatory Mediated Immunosuppression after Lymphatic Injury

Swapna Ghanta MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow: A Cost-Utility Analysis

Jae Song MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Ultrasonic Harvest of Adipose Tissue for Cell Therapies

Bret Schipper MD · University of Pittsburgh

Upper Extremity Biomechanics Following Breast Reconstruction

Daniel Lyons MD · University of Michigan, Section of Plastic Surgery

Use of [18F]FTC-146 PET/MRI in the Evaluation of Nerve Pain

Thomas Wilson · Stanford University