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June 2022 – On May 13, 2022 Miami Project senior researchers Dr. Vance Lemmon and Dr. John Bixby, alongside prior trainee Dr. Matt Danzi, had the results of their research collaboration with the Simone Di Giovanni  Lab at the Imperial College London published in the esteemed peer-reviewed journal Science. The article, titled “Reversible CD8 T…

June 2022 – In May of this year Miami Project researchers, along with industry leader Falci Adaptive Motorsports (FAM), showcased their revolutionary brain-controlled driving technology for the very first time at Pikes Peak International Raceway. The event helped bring to life a dream of driving a NASCAR racecar for a previously paralyzed research participant. German…

Twenty years is a tremendous milestone to reach for any golf tournament.  It is especially distinct when you have the greatest of all time, Jack Nicklaus, as host with Marc Buoniconti. Because of their continued involvement, the 20th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational presented by Tudor Group was another resounding success. Held each year…

A group of researchers from The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has received a grant from the NIH/NINDS Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network to fund investigation of a treatment for spinal cord injury (SCI). It is estimated that the total value of the award could reach $10 million…

April, 2022 – On Friday, March 25, Jackson Health Foundation, along with Jackson Health System, UHealth – University of Miami Health System, and The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis hosted a dedication event celebrating the Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial. An award was presented to…

April, 2022 – The 2021/2022 Fellow of American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) recipients have been announced, and two longtime University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers with The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis are among those named.  Mark S. Nash, Ph.D., FACSM, Associate Scientific Director for Research, The Miami Project, Vice-Chair for Research, Department…

February 18, 2022 – NASCAR Driver Brad Keslowski led the his team first place honors with a three-fish total of 5.4 pounds at this year’s Hot Rods & Reels Charity Fishing Tournament to benefit The Darrell Gwynn Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. NASCAR drivers and Legends convened this morning on Lake Lloyd…

March, 2022 – Bal Harbour Shops will once again host the worldwide launch of Fleurs de Villes’ annual exhibition, a global tour presenting exquisite floral art by the region’s most revered florists. Themed Fleurs de Villes FEMMES, this year’s self-guided exhibit of masterpieces celebrates remarkable women of cultural significance and historical impact. The Bal Harbour…

Gary J. Farkas, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and colleagues from The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine recently published a manuscript titled Energy Expenditure and Nutrient Intake after Spinal Cord Injury: A Comprehensive Review and Practical Recommendations in the prestigious…

Neural stimulation techniques, generally known as “neuromodulation,” have revealed untapped recovery potential after spinal cord injury (SCI). The Miami Project has been selected, and is currently seeking research participants, as a participating site in the ongoing Up-LIFT ARC Therapy Multi-Center Clinical Study. The non-invasive spinal cord stimulation study has a primary goal of reporting safety…