Neuroscientists have been struggling for years to understand why neurons in the brain and spinal cord have so much difficulty re-growing connections after injury caused by trauma or disease. An intercontinental collaboration between the University of Miami and Imperial College … 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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The Buoniconti family merged with the spinal cord injury community and became ONE with the same goal – curing paralysis.
- Nick Buoniconti
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The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, paid an emotionally-charged posthumous tribute to its founder, the Hall of Fame football legend Nick … Continued
High-content screening (HCS) may seem like an esoteric term to many in the general public. For researchers across the globe, like Vance Lemmon, Ph.D., the Walter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Developmental Neuroscience, Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The … Continued
Many who have loved ones and friends in wheelchairs because of a spinal cord injury (SCI) are aware of the many associated complications that come along with living life day to day with paralysis. Those who are not close to … Continued
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