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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.

Vasculogenesis, Schwann Cells, and Senescence in Nerve Allografts

Amy Moore MD · Washington University in St.Louis

VEGF Upregulation by HBO in Ischemia/Reperfusion

Richard Baynosa MD · University of Nevada

VEGFA as a Potential Target to Enhance Motor Recovery After Nerve Injury

Alison Snyder-Warwick MD · Washington University

Ventral Hernia Repair with Adipose Stem Cells and Porcine Dermis

Kai Szu · University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Viability & Signaling of the Muscle Cuff Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface

Carrie Kubiak MD · University of Michigan, Section of Plastic Surgery

Wireless Biodegradable Flexible Sensor for Blood Flow Monitoring

Paige Fox MD, PhD · Stanford University School of Medicine