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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.

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)

Cannabidiol as a Nonoperative Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Pilot Study

Brent Degeorge Jr., MD, PhD · University of Virginia

Case-Matched Analysis of Fibroblast Function in Patients with Keloids

Chris Campbell MD, FACS · University of Virginia

Cell Contractility in Dupuytren's Disease

Howie 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)

Cell Phone-Based Perfusion Assessment for Remote Triage of Upper Extremity Injury

Aviram Giladi MD, MS · MedStar Health Research Institute

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

Changes in sensory neurons related to acute and delayed TMR and RPNI

Gwendolyn Hoben MD, PhD · The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc.

Characterization of SKP-SC produced myelin

Joey Grochmal MD · The University of Calgary