W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D., Scientific Director, The Miami Project, Kinetic Concepts Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery, Senior Associate Dean for Discovery Science, and Professor, Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Cell Biology, and colleagues, recently published The Neuroprotective Compound P7C3-A20 Promotes Neurogenesis and … Continued
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis was founded in 1985 with the help of Barth A. Green, M.D. and NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti after Nick’s son, Marc, sustained a spinal cord injury during a college football game. The Miami Project is a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. It is considered the premier investigative research program conducting cutting edge discovery, translational, and clinical investigations targeting spinal cord and brain injuries. Since its inception, research at The Miami Project has changed the landscape of knowledge and therapeutic strategies for spinal cord and traumatic brain injury.
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…the research being done at The Miami Project and other institutions will help to direct and advance the field in the direction where it can make the biggest impact for people with SCI.
- The Project 2016
From the Experts
Dr. Thomas Publishes a Paper Linking Involuntary Muscle Contractions after SCI to Self-reported Spasticity
Dr. Christine Thomas Publishes a Paper that links the characteristics of Involuntary Muscle Contractions after Spinal Cord Injury to Self-reported Measures of Spasticity Christine K. Thomas, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project recently published a paper … Continued
If you believed everything you saw in the movies, you would think that a gunshot wound to the head almost always results in death. However, real-life data shows that 42% of victims survive penetrating head wounds. The 2011 shooting of … Continued
The Miami Project, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, today announced the publication of its first Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Phase I clinical trial involving Schwann cells used to repair the damaged spinal cord, in … Continued
NASCAR Drivers Join Darrell Gwynn for the Annual Hot Rods & Reels Charity Fishing Tournament at Daytona International Speedway Twenty-Seven years after both his last National Hot Rod Association win and the accident that left him paralyzed, Hall of Fame … Continued
The Buoniconti Fund Events
32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner
MONDAY, September 25, 2017 | New York Hilton Midtown
Casino For A Cure and Poker Tournament
FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 | THE COLLECTION PORSCHE