Could A Pill Treat Concussion?

UM/The Miami Project Receives $16 Million Grant to Determine if a Cannabinoid Compound can be a Treatment Option for Concussion The goal of finding a treatment for concussion may be one step closer due to a new study being launched … Continued

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

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

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

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