The Microbiome after Spinal Cord Injury

We all know that spinal cord injury (SCI) affects numerous body systems after injury.  Loss of walking function is not the only consequence of SCI.  Also affected are bladder function, bowel function, sexual function, immune system function, autonomic nervous system … Continued

Neuromodulation with Dr. Monica Perez

June Bruno has an appointment at The Miami Project from 8:30-11am five days a week in the lab of Dr. Monica Perez, who is studying neuromodulation.  Accompanied every day by her husband, Jim, she has never missed a session.  Even … Continued

Cooling the Nervous System

Cooling the Nervous System to Protect it At some point, you’ve probably heard about hypothermia treatment, this case cooling the nervous system, being used in people with new spinal cord injuries (SCI).  Mild hypothermia treatment involves cooling a person’s body … Continued

2018 Great Sports Legends Dinner

The Buoniconti Fund’s 33rd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Presented By Tudor Group Superstar athletes Alex Rodriguez, Ray Allen, Bob Griese, Mike Smith, Brian Boitano, Amy Purdy, Nacho Figueras and Chris Evert honored The Buoniconti Fund honored an unparalleled group … Continued

Path of Axon Regeneration

The Long and Winding Path of Axon Regeneration After spinal cord injury (SCI), nerve fibers (axons) have a hard time growing across the area of damage to reestablish functional connections, which often results in loss of sensation and movement below … Continued

2018 Great Sports Legends Honorees Announced

ALEX RODRIGUEZ, RAY ALLEN, BOB GRIESE, MIKE SMITH, BRIAN BOITANO, AMY PURDY, NACHO FIGUERAS AND CHRIS EVERT TO BE HONORED AT BUONICONTI FUND’S 33nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner SEPT. 24 IN NYC NBC Sports Bob Costas will Emcee; KC … Continued

Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Hassan Al-Ali

Hassan Al-Ali, PhD, Research Assistant Professor at The Miami Project, is not your typical scientist. His previous mentor and current business partner, Dr. Vance Lemmon, describes him like this: “Hassan is unlike anyone I have met.  He is a fusion … Continued