We all know that spinal cord injury (SCI) affects numerous body systems after injury. Loss of walking function is not the only consequence of SCI. Also affected are bladder function, bowel function, sexual function, immune system function, autonomic nervous system … 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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We will never rest until everyone suffering from paralysis can rise from their wheelchairs once and for all!
- Marc Buoniconti
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An emergency room doctor and an air ambulance doctor, Louis Snellgrove and Lloyd Collier from the United Kingdom, are on their way to setting a Guinness World Record for round the world tandem cycling, all in the name of two … Continued
June Bruno has an appointment at The Miami Project from 8:30-11am five days a week in the lab of Dr. Monica Perez, who is studying neuromodulation. Accompanied every day by her husband, Jim, she has never missed a session. Even … Continued
Cooling the Nervous System to Protect it At some point, you’ve probably heard about hypothermia treatment, this case cooling the nervous system, being used in people with new spinal cord injuries (SCI). Mild hypothermia treatment involves cooling a person’s body … Continued
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The Buoniconti Fund Events
17th Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational
Sunday, April 28 - Monday, April 29, 2019 | Jupiter, Florida