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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.

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

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

Burn Depth QBank: A Novel, Web-based Digital Simulation for Burn Depth Assessment

T. Justin Gillenwater MD · University of Southern California (USC)

Calvarial Particulate Bone Graft for Craniofacial Augmentation

Arin Greene MD · Massachusetts General Hospital