The Miami Project and The Buoniconti Fund would not exist without you. And we aren’t going anywhere until we find the cure for paralysis. But we need your help more than ever before. With your contribution: We will be able … 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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New Neuromotor Activities Program Available to Current and Past Miami Project Clinical Research Participants
Researchers in the rehabilitation research labs of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis have recently started a new Neuromotor Activities Program to provide activities that help maintain and improve the functional capabilities of their current and former rehabilitation research participants. … Continued
After spinal cord injury (SCI), damage within the central nervous system triggers a natural cascade of events to protect surrounding tissue and repair the damaged spinal cord. The immune system mobilizes a sophisticated army of biological warfare specialists to the … Continued
NASCAR DRIVERS JOIN DARRELL GWYNN FOR THE ANNUAL HOT RODS AND REELS FISHING TOURNAMENT AT HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY
NASCAR Drivers and Legends Fish for a Cause; Team Owner Richard Childress’s Team Won with a 3 –Fish Total of 12.84 Pounds and the Event Featured a Custom $25,000 Wheelchair Giveaway Homestead, Florida November 15, 2019 – Hall of Fame … Continued
Transforming Thoughts to Movement Using a Brain-Machine Interface Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury Patients What if paralyzed limbs could move using only the power of one’s thoughts? Borrowing a story line from the realm of science fiction, a … Continued