Simon G. Talbot, MD, Awarded $1M Department of Defense Grant for Multidisciplinary Study

Simon G. Talbot, MD, has been awarded a $1M Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Reconstructive Transplant Research Program (RTRP) grant to study the psychosocial predictors of outcomes in Vascularized Composite Allotransplant (VCA) patients.

Dr. Talbot will serve as the primary investigator on the multidisciplinary study “Psychosocial Predictors in VCA”, in partnership with co-investigators from the Department of Psychiatry – Sejal Shah, MD and Robert Edwards, PhD; the Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research (OrACORe) – Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc and Elena Losina, PhD; Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Matthew J. Carty, MD; and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery – George S. Dyer, MD.

Simon G. Talbot, MD

Simon G. Talbot, MD
Associate Surgeon, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Director, Upper Extremity Transplant Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Simon G. Talbot, MD, specializes in general plastic surgery, hand surgery and microsurgery. In addition, he is an attending physician in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Burn Center and the surgical lead in the Hand Transplant Program.

His research involves neurologic regeneration and rehabilitation in the upper extremity. Collaborating with the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science, he is helping make important contributions to the fields of hand surgery, reconstruction, transplantation and rehabilitation.