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

Giving Tuesday – November 27, 2018

We want to thank you for giving to us on Giving Tuesday! Join us and the millions of people around the world today who are coming together to change the world for the better! People are walking today because of … Continued

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

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