Research Grants

Call for 2016 Applications: Cosmetic Surgery Foundation Research Grants

The Cosmetic Surgery Foundation is pleased to encourage and support consistent, innovative and aggressive research in the multidisciplinary specialty of cosmetic surgery. Since 2006, the Foundation has been awarding grants to eligible surgeons that wish to impact the science through original research.

Submission deadline for grant applications is September 1, 2016 Click here to view guidelines and submit an application

Please contact us at: foundation@cosmeticsurgery.org, for an application. The CSF is in the process of revising our policies to become better compliant with our donor guidelines and become better aligned with the needs and interest areas of applicant requests.

Supporting the ideas of promising surgeons, the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation is pleased to encourage consistent, innovative and aggressive research in the multidisciplinary specialty of cosmetic surgery. Since 2006, the Foundation has been awarding grants to eligible surgeons that wish to impact the science through original research.

Realizing that education is a life-long pursuit, these grants will be available to any surgeon—from the up-and-coming resident brimming with ideas to the established cosmetic surgeon seeking something new. Through the distribution of these grants, the Foundation strives to achieve its mission of advancing the science of cosmetic surgery and enhancing patient safety and trust. The next discovery is waiting, and the Foundation will help bring it to life.

Research Grant Recipients

2015

Drs. Abigail M. Rodriguez, Wendy L. Parker, Marcin Czerwinski, Surgical scar assessment: clinical versus photographic analysis

Charles P. Blackshear, MD, Cell-Assisted Lipotransfer with an Angiogenic Subpopulation of Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells, to Improve Autologous Fat Graft Retention

Ivan Vrcek, MD, Analysis and comparison of long-term satisfaction with facial cosmetic surgery procedures.

2010 

Shu-Hong Chang, MD and Robert A. Goldberg, MD
Ultrasound Study of Eyelid Mobility Before and After Blepharoplasty and Injectable Fillers

Raymond S. Douglas, MD, PhD
Role of Fibrocytes in Wound Healing After Cosmetic Surgery

2009 

Jeffrey A. Klein, MD, MPH, MA
ClinicalTrials101.Org: Internet Platform for Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trials in Cosmetic Surgery

Past Research Grant Recipients

Brett S. Kotlus, MD
Topical Live Yeast Cell Derivative Effect on Eyelid Skin

Emily P. Tierney, MD
Fractionated Resurfacing vs Pulse Dye Light for the Treatment of Surgical Scars

Bryan J. Winn, MD & Bryan S. Sirers, MD, PhD
Investigation of the Electromylographic differences between upper and lower facial muscles as it relates to cosmetic botullinum toxin A injections

Allan Yang Wu, MD & David M. Morrow, MD
Clinical Application of Cryogenically Preserved Adipose Stem Cells