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Paralysis Research at The Miami Project

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

Subacute Schwann Cell Safety Trial

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Recent News

Drs. Hentall and Brambilla’s Stimulation Work Featured

Drs. Hentall and Brambilla’s Stimulation of Brainstem Raphe Region Work Appears in the Journal Neuroscience Ian D. Hentall, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, and Roberta Brambilla, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery … Continued

Dr. Bunge Publishes on Using Schwann Cell Filled Conduits

Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D., Professor of Cell Biology and Neurological Surgery, and the Christine E. Lynn Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, working in The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and colleagues recently … Continued

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The Faces of Paralysis

Paralysis does not discriminate

 

Faces of Paralysis: Jazzmin

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