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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.

Calvarial Particulate Bone Graft for Craniofacial Augmentation

Arin Greene MD · Massachusetts General Hospital

Can Neuroimaging Provide Objective Evidence of the Efficacy of Migraine Surgery?

Ahmed Afifi MD · University of Wisconsin-Madison (Board of Regents University of Wisconsin System)

Case-Matched Analysis of Fibroblast Function in Patients with Keloids

Chris Campbell MD, FACS · University of Virginia

Cell Contractility in Dupuytren's Disease

Howard Levinson MD, FACS · Duke University Medical Center

Cell guidance for induction of osteogenesis and chondrogenesis

Harvey Chim MD · University Hospitals of Cleveland (DBA University Hospitals Case Medical Center)

Cellular and Mechanical Mechanisms Regulating Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis

Ruth Jones · Stanford University School of Medicine

Cellular Therapy with Tolerogenic Cells in Face Transplant Model

Maria Siemionow MD, PhD · The Cleveland Clinic

Characterization of SKP-SC produced myelin

Joey Grochmal MD · The University of Calgary

Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Diabetic Wound Healing

Robert Allen MD · New York University Medical Center

Collagen Nanogel for Wound Healing

Paige Fox MD, PhD · Stanford University School of Medicine