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Grants We Funded

Grant applicants for the 2022 cycle requested a total of over $2.9 million dollars. The PSF Study Section subcommittees of Basic & Translational Research and Clinical Research evaluated 115 grant applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded research grants totaling almost $550,000 to support 19 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.

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

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