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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.

The International Breast Reconstruction Outcome Consortium

Edwin Wilkins MD · University of Michigan

The Mechanism of eNOS Intervention in I/R Injury

Wei Wang MD · University of Nevada

The Mechanisms of FK-506 Mediated Enhanced Nerve Regeneration

Philip Johnson PhD · Washington University in St. Louis

The Missing Perspective: Describing the Plastic Surgery Applicant's Experience

Jesse Taylor MD · Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The Mother Infant Lactation Questionnaire (MILQ)

Brian Labow MD · Children's Hospital Boston

The Orbital Index: Prediction of Delayed Enophthalmos in Orbital Floor Fractures

Edward Davidson MD · Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals

The Pathophysiology of Adolescent Macromastia and Gynecomastia

Branislav Kollar MD · Children's Hospital Boston

The Pathophysiology of Adolescent Macromastia and Gynecomastia

Brian Labow MD · Children's Hospital Boston

The Role of Jagged-1 in Angiogenesis of Infantile Hemangiomas

June Wu MD · Columbia University Medical Center

The Role of Leptin in Calciphylaxis

Peter Broer MD · Yale University