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Grants We Funded

In 2018, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 33 investigator-initiated projects and allocated $891,274 to support the newest, clinically relevant research in plastic surgery.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons/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.

Biosignal Insulators in Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces

Nick Langhals MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Blockade of TGF-B1 Signal to Improve Lymphatic Regeneration

Tomer Avraham MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Blood Siloxanes and Urinary Methylsilanols to Detect Ruptured Silicone Implants

Michael DeLong MD · The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

BMP-2 Alveolar Bone Reconstruction in the Growing Facial Skeleton

Alexander Lin MD · Saint Louis University

Bone Tissue Engineering via Allograft Revitalization

Christopher Runyan MD, Phd · Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Botulinum Toxin Type A for Cold Sensitivity after Hand Trauma

Christine Novak PT, MS, PhD · University Health Network

Breast Microenvironment after Fat Grafting

Frederick Wang MD · The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco

Breast Reconstruction Among African American Women: A Qualitative Investigation of Factors Influencing Reconstruction Decisions

Andrea Pusic MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Breast Reconstruction and Augmentation Quality of Life

Joseph Serletti MD · University of Pennsylvania

Breast Reconstruction Decision Making & Outcomes in Latinas & African Americans

Amy Alderman MD · University of Michigan