Research Report

The following list includes externally funded research activities in the past 5 years, as of March 1, 2000.

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Presentation at the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, San Antonio, TX, September 9, 1998

Romo T, Sclafani AP, Yung R, McCormick SA, Cocker R, McCormick S. Endoscopic foreheadplasty: a histologic comparison of periosteal refixation after endoscopic versus bicoronal lift. Plast Reconstr Surg, in press.

Romo T, Sclafani AP, Yung R. Endoscopic foreheadplasty: clinical results of temporary versus permanent fixation. Aesth Plast Surg 1999; 23: 388-394.

A. Evaluation of micronized alloderm in soft tissue repair
B. Project P.I. Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding source: LifeCell Corporation
D. Funding amount: $115,010
E. Term of support: 2/1/99 - 8/1/00
F. Presentations and Publications:

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Annual Meeting. "Micronized Alloderm for soft tissue augmentation: clinical results and histologic findings." New Orleans, LA, September 22, 1999.

A. Persistence of volume enhancement following Alloderm grafting
B. Project P.I.: Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding Source: LifeCell Corporation
D. Funding Amount: $32,875
E. Term of Support: April 1998- April 1999
F. Presentations and Publications:


American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Spring Meeting. "Acellular dermal graft (Alloderm) as a filler for soft tissue defects: clinical observations and histologic findings", Palm Desert, CA, April 28, 1999.

A. Long term evaluation of homologous collagen dispersion (Dermologen) for soft tissue augmentatio
B. Project P.I.: Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding Source: Collagenesis Corporation
D. Funding Amount: $27,450
E. Term of Support: November 1998- November 1999

A. Long term evaluation of autologous collagen dispersion (Autologen) for soft tissue augmentation
B. Project P.I.: Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding Source: Collagenesis Corporation
D. Funding Amount: $112,625
E. Term of Support: September 1997- ongoing
F. Publications and Presentations:

Sclafani AP, Romo T, Parker A, McCormick SA, Cocker R, Jacono A. Evaluation of autologous collagen dispersion for soft tissue augmentation. Arch Facial Plast Surg (in-press)

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Spring Meeting. "Autologous collagen dispersion (Autologen) as a dermal filler: clinical observations and histologic findings", Palm Desert, CA, April 28, 1999.

A. Alloderm grafting of the peritonsillar fossa after tonsillectomy for post-operative pain control
B. Project P.I.: Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding Source: LifeCell Corporation
D. Funding Amount: $10,000
E. Term of Support: March 1998- August 1998

A. Effect of Fibroblast Growth Factor on Tissue Ingrowth into Porous High D ensity Polyethylene Implants
B. Project P.I.: Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding Source: Porex Surgical, Inc.
D. Funding Amount: $3755
E. Term of Support: April 1998- July 1998
F. Publications and Presentations:

Sabini P, Sclafani AP. Modulation of fibrovascular ingrowth into porous high density polyethylene (PHDPE) implants with basic fibroblast growth factor (b-FGF) and autologous blood clot (ABC). Arch Facial Plast Surg (in-press).

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Palm Desert, CA, May 1999: "The effect of topical blood clot and growth factors on soft tissue ingrowth into PHDPE implants".

A. Clinical and histologic response of subcutaneous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (e-PTFE) and porous high density polyethylene (PHDPE) implants to experimental infection
B. Project P.I.: Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding Source: W. L. Gore & Associates, Porex Surgical, Inc.
D. Funding Amount: $5,600
E. Term of Support: January 1996- May 1996
F. Publications and Presentations:

Sclafani AP, Thomas JR, Cox, A, Cooper M. Clinical and histologic response of subcutaneous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (e-PTFE) and porous high density polyethylene (PHDPE) implants to acute and early infection. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1997; 123: 328- 36.

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Fall Meeting. "Clinical and histologic response of subcutaneous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (e-PTFE) and porous high density polyethylene (PHDPE) implants to experimental infection", Washington DC, September 28, 1996.

A. Clinical and histologic behavior of exposed porous high density polyethylene implants
B. Project P.I.: Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding Source: Porex Surgical, Inc.
D. Funding Amount: $2,500
E. Term of Support: January 1994- March 1994
F. Presentations and Publications:

Seventh International Symposium on Rhinoplasty. "Revision microtia reconstruction using porous high density polyethylene", Orlando, FL, June 20, 1998.

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Fall Meeting. "Nasal augmentation using composite allo-implants", San Francisco, CA, September 4, 1997.

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Spring Meeting. "Porous high density polyethylene implants in auricular reconstruction", Orlando, FL, May 9, 1996.

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Spring Meeting. "Clinical and histologic behavior of exposed porous high density polyethylene implants", Palm Desert, CA, May 3, 1995.

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Fall Meeting. "Functional and aesthetic nasal reconstruction using porous high density polyethylene implants", San Diego, CA, September 24, 1994

Sclafani AP, Romo, T. Alloplasts for nasal augmentation. Clinical experience and scientific rationale. Facial Plast Clin North Am, 1999; 7:43-54.

Romo T, Sclafani AP, Sabini P. Reconstruction of the major saddle nose deformity with PHDPE implants. Facial Plast Surg, 1998;14:151-157.

Sclafani AP, Romo T, Silver L. Clinical and histologic behavior of exposed porous high density polyethylene implants. Plast Reconstr Surg, 1997; 99: 41- 50.

Romo T, Sclafani AP, Sabini P. Functional and aesthetic nasal reconstruction using porous high density polyethylene implants. Aesth Plast Surg 1998; 22:211-221.

TOP

Head & Neck Oncology

A. Evaluation of Increased Incidence of Thyroid Carcinoma in Chernobyl Accident Survivors, Pilot Study
B. P.I.: D Branovan, M.D.
C. Funding Amount: $36,000
D. Term of Support: December 1, 1999 – June 1, 2000
E. Funding Source: Donaldson and Freeman Foundation, Knoll Pharmaceuticals

A. Surgical approaches to the anterior and middle skull base
B. Project P. I. Steven D. Schaefer, MD
C. Funding amount: Equipment, supplies
D. Term of Support: 1998 - 2000
E. Funding Source: Dept of Neurosurgery, NYMC and related industry (Zeiss, Mitus Rex)
F. Presentations and Publications:

A. Fluorescence Imaging of Tissues
B. Project P.I.: Howard E. Savage, Ph.D.
C. Funding Source: NASA
D. Funding Amount: $20-60,000/yr, increased each year.
E. Term of Support: 9/1/94 - 9/1/99
F. Publications and Presentations:

A. Nonlinear Optical Histological and Tomographic Imaging and Spectral Interference Tomographic Imaging as Methodologies for the Early Detection of Head and Neck Cancer
B. Project P.I.: Howard E. Savage, Ph.D.
C. Funding Source: Department of Energy (DOE)
D. Funding Amount: $42,000/year
E. Term of Support: January 1, 1998 to 2003
F. Publications and Presentations:

A. Oral leukoplakia and curcumin
B. Project PI: Stimson P. Schantz, MD
C. Funding Source: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
D. Funding Amount: $1,503,545
E. Term of Support: January, 1999 - December, 2002
F. Publications and Presentations:

A. Quality of life in patients treated for advanced head and neck cancers: Role of a head and neck support group.
B. Project P.I.: Stimson P. Schantz, MD
C. Funding Source: Langeloth Foundation
D. Funding Amount: $150,000
E. Term of Support: 2000-2001

A.Tobacco Use and Oral Cancer: Etiology and Prevention
B. Project Coordinator: Stimson P. Schantz
C. Funding Source: NIH/NIDCR -01
D. Funding Amount: $3,354,432
E. Term of Support: 1/1/00 - 1/1/03

A. International Centers Against Cancer: Planning Grant.
B. Project collaborator. Stimson P. Schantz, MD
C. Funding source: National Institutes of Health
D. Funding Amount: $250,000
E. Term of Support:: April 1, 2000 – March 31,2003.


A. Cancer susceptibility genes and oral cancer risk.
B. Project collaborator. Stimson P. Schantz, MD
C. Funding source: National Institutes of Health.(NIH CA73173, CA59917, DE12206)
D. Funding Amount: $170,000
E. Term of Support: 4 year grant. 2 1/2 years left.
F. Publications and Presentations:

A. Breast Cancer and Prenatal Exposure to Estrogens
B. Project Collaborator: Guo-Pei Yu, M.D., MPH
C. Funding Source: National Institute of Health (NCI RO1CA54220-01A3)
D. Funding Amount: $508,716
E. Term of Support: 09/30/1993 - 09/29/1996
F. Resultant Presentations and Publications:

A. Helicobacter Pylori, Malnutrition, and Gastric Cancer
B. Project Co-PI: Guo-Pei Yu, M.D., MPH
C. Funding Source: National Institute of Health (NIH RO3CA77954-02)
D. Funding Amount: $160,000
E. Term of Support: 09/30/1997 - 09/29/2000
F. Resultant Presentations and Publications:

TOP

Hearing & Related Disorders

TOP

Pediatric Otolaryngology

A. Treatment of adenotonsillar hypertrophy with amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium
B. Project P.I.: Anthony P. Sclafani, MD
C. Funding Source: SmithKline Beecham
D. Funding Amount: $17,500
E. Term of Support: September 1993- December 1994
F. Publications and Presentations

TOP

Voice & Vocal Tract

A. Application of the Wavelet Transform to Investigations of Laryngeal Spasm
B. Project P.I.: Rick M Roark, PhD
C. Funding Source: The Hascoe Foundation
D. Funding Amount: $24,500
E. Term of Support: 10/1/97 to 10/1/00 (renewal in preparation)
F. Publications and Presentations:

A. Thyroplasty Clinical Trials Data Analysis
B. Project P.I. Rick M. Roark, PhD
C. Funding Source: Smith Nephew ENT
D. Funding Amount: $67,200
E. Term of Support: 9/1/98 to 8/31/98 (extended)
F. Presentations and Publications:

Flint P, Cummings C, Roark R(2000) Results of thyroplasty clinical trials. American Laryngological Association Research Conference, January 2000, New York, New York.

TOP

 

 

Home > Current Research > Otolaryngology > RESEARCH REPORT