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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.

Bioprinting Tissue Engineered Intramembranous Bone Constructs

Darren Smith MD · University of Pittsburgh

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, PhD · University Health Network

Breast Implant Illness after Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction

Katherine Santosa MD, MS · Regent of the University of Michigan

Breast Implants and Breast Cancer Immunosurveillance

John Y.S. Kim MD · Northwestern University - Chicago Campus

Breast Microenvironment after Fat Grafting

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