Industry and Academia: InflamaCORE, LLC

Industry and academia are two very different entities and as such have very different approaches to accomplishing their goals. In academia, the term used for the college and university environment, the main function is to enhance education and research. In … Continued

Are Exoskeletons Ready for Prime Time?

Bionic exoskeletons, battery-powered external bodysuits that walk people with paralysis, can now be found in rehabilitation and research facilities around the world; a few are even available for in-home use. These devices allow people with paralysis due to spinal cord … Continued

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

RESEARCH JOURNAL FEATURE: Kim Anderson-Erisman, Ph.D.

Dr. Kim Anderson-Erisman, Research Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Education, is passionate about bridging the gap between research and clinical practice in spinal cord injury (SCI). Her goal is to move evidence-based therapies and technologies out of … Continued

Research Journal Feature: Hypothermia

When a person is suspected to have a spinal cord injury (SCI), medical staff follow a relatively standardized protocol: stabilize the patient, stabilize the spinal column to prevent further mechanical injury, and perform a surgical decompression procedure if required. However, … Continued

Research Journal Feature: Vance Lemmon, Ph.D.

Starting out as a California surfer in San Diego, he trekked cross-country to Atlanta to earn his Ph.D. His Ph.D. dissertation work investigated degeneration of the visual system. Even today, the visual system is an excellent model for evaluating axon … 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

Dr. Dalton Dietrich and Colleagues Receive $1.6 Million NIH Award

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 have received a National Institutes of Health/National Institute of … Continued