Miami Project Researchers Launch Startup Truvitech

Researchers Launch Truvitech with Innovative Technology to Identify Novel Drug Targets for Treating Injuries, Diseases, and Disorders Hassan Al-Ali, Ph.D., and Vance Lemmon, Ph.D., faculty members at the University of Miami’s The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, co-founded Truvitech LLC, … Continued

Male Fertility Following Spinal Cord Injury Update

Male fertility following spinal cord injury (SCI) remains a problem that many injured men deal with in their lives.  After SCI, most men face obstacles when pursuing sexual activity and biologic fatherhood. Damage to the spinal cord contributes to sexual … Continued

Lifestyle Intervention Diabetes Prevention Program for SCI

A lifestyle intervention diabetes prevention program for SCI is something that Miami Project researchers have been looking into for many years.  Everyone knows that being overweight poses risks for heart disease and Diabetes.  However, anyone who’s tried to lose weight … Continued

Christine Thomas, Ph.D. Tribute

We are sad to report that Christine Thomas, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, who has been a researching neuromuscular weakness, fatigue, spasms and regeneration at the Miller School for more than 27 years, passed away … Continued

Reducing Damage After Spinal Cord Injury

The spinal cord can be injured in many ways. Car accidents, falls, violence, and sports are the four leading causes of traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI). Regardless of the cause, the resulting damage to the spinal cord develops in a … Continued

Living With Chronic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury

Unfortunately, living with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) can also mean living with chronic pain. Up to 80% of people living with SCI experience some form of long-term pain. The two most common types of pain are muscle-related (musculoskeletal) and … Continued