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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.

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

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