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October 25, 2022 – Demonstrating unparalleled courage and resilience in the face of enormous challenges and adversities, Mary Kate Callahan and Sarah Will have risen to the top of the Para-Athletic world and, in so doing, have become sterling inspirations for countless thousands of others with spinal cord injuries. So it was only natural that…

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Please join us in acknowledging the hundreds of thousands in the United States and millions worldwide living with spinal cord injury (SCI).  Here are a couple of suggestions on how you can show your support this month: Take some time to learn about #SpinalCordInjury! Many of…

The Miami Project research team is proud to share a series of new exercise videos to help our friends living with spinal cord injuries (SCI), and their caregivers, stay active and healthy in their daily lives.  These sessions were designed to help those living with paralysis get the most out of their active time from…

(August 1, 2022) Last week marked the conclusion of the 2022 Miami Project to Cure Paralysis Henry G. Steinbrenner Scholars Program, a 10-week funded, merit-based, research-driven summer research internship. The program achieved its objective of expanding and diversifying the next generation of scientists in the clinically relevant yet underrepresented field of neurotrauma, culminating with the…

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…