Dwyane Wade, Ed Reed, Wladimir Klitschko, Christian Vieri, Meghan Duggan, Chase Utley, Matt Biondi, And Amy Van Dyken Rouen to be Honored at The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis’34th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner October 7 in New York City … 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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Florida State Senator Lauren Book and Florida State Representative Vance Aloupis, sponsors of the recent budget appropriation for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, visited our research facilities at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine on Friday morning … Continued
“Today, with a heavy heart and profound sorrow, my family and the entire Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and Buoniconti Fund community mourn the loss of a man who was truly larger than life, my father, NFL Hall of Famer … Continued
Computer savvy students gain valuable research experience at the UM Miller School of Medicine’s Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and other research departments. Students from colleges around the country spent the summer with science professors across the university to bolster … Continued
No two spinal cord injuries are the same. Two people with the same level and grade of injury may have very different functional capabilities. In an uninjured state, the system that controls movement of the body (motor system) is incredibly … Continued