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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…

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Vance Lemmon who received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Neural Regeneration at the virtual 2021 International Neural Regeneration Symposium in Nantong, China. The research recognized by the award was produced by an 18-year partnership with Professor John Bixby at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, developing high throughput phenotypic…

(October 14, 2021) While the 36th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner benefiting The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis had to again be held virtually rather than at its traditional setting in a New York City hotel ballroom, those in attendance heard stories of perseverance and overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds.  The stories were recounted by people…

We know by now that September is designated as National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month, an especially important designation for The Miami Project, and all working in research, advocacy and awareness. This designation, first granted by the U.S. Senate in 2012, continues to be a validation of the great work being done in the…

(September 2021) Mark S. Nash, Ph.D., FACSM (Neurological Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, and The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis) has been named to the Executive Board of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA). ASIA represents the premier Americas organization in the field of Spinal Cord Injury care, education, and research. Dr. Nash,…