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Paralysis research

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is the world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury (SCI) research center.  Located at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, The Miami Project is a designated Center of Excellence.  Miami Project’s researchers are looking at novel ways to solve the problem of paralysis.

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The Miami Project Impact

What types of clinical trials and studies are available? How does a potential research volunteer become involved?

Learn more about The Miami Project’s FDA-approved clinical trials.

 

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Yes, these are very exciting times, and we greatly appreciate the critical support from our friends and colleagues that are helping to move these investigations forward.

- Barth A. Green, M.D. and W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D.

Living with Paralysis Webinars

Dr. Kim Anderson has partnered with Ms. Jennifer French to create webinars for United Spinal Association‘s webinar series. The webinars focus on topics of interest to the spinal cord injury community and highlight existing information and technology readily available to enhance function or reduce secondary complications.

The Miami Project’s Open House 2015

Recent News

31st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Legends and Honorees

31st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

Legendary athletes Mariano Rivera, Willis Reed, Venus Williams, Cheryl Miller, Curtis Martin, Dario Franchitti, Tara Lipinski, Diana Nyad are honored; Christian Slater, Wayne Newton, James L. Nederlander, Buzz Aldrin receive philanthropy awards; special memorial presentation to Muhammad Ali; 50th birthday celebration … Continued

Vance Lemmon, Kevin Park, Sanjoy Bhattacharya

Miami Project Receives NIH Grant to Study Axon Regeneration

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Principal Investigators Kevin Park, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, Vance Lemmon, Ph.D., the Walter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Developmental Neuroscience and Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery … Continued

Progress in Motor Control XI – Miami 2017

Save The Date Miami 2017! Satellite: July 19, 2017 Conference: July 20 – July 22, 2017 Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel     Organizing committee:   Contact — Sarah Lehmann, R.N. — pull email from server — add subject Inquiry … Continued

Encouraging Traumatic Brain Injury Study Published

Treating rats with an experimental drug at three months following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) improves their learning memory ability, as reported in a new study published online today in the July edition of The Journal of Neuroscience. The drug, … Continued

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