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Grants We Funded

Grant Applicants for 2020 requested more than $4.1 million. The PSF Study Section Subcommittees of Basic and Translational Research and Clinical Research Evaluated 111 applications on the following topics:

The PSF awarded Research Grants totaling more than $860,000 to support 24 plastic surgery research proposals.

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.

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

Chest Dysphoria in Transmasculine Adolescents

Sumanas Jordan MD, Phd · Northwestern University

Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Diabetic Wound Healing

Robert Allen MD · New York University Medical Center

c-Jun regulates a fibroproliferative wound healing response

Mimi Borrelli MD · Stanford University

Cold Sensitivity in Nerve Compression Syndromes

Moaath Saggaf MD · University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

Collagen Nanogel for Wound Healing

Paige Fox MD, PhD · Stanford University School of Medicine