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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…

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…

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,…

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…

September is National SCI Awareness Month to build awareness and support for our quest to find a cure for spinal cord injury and all the complications that arise from SCI.   Everyone can become involved in SCI Awareness Month one way or another. Here are some options for you to join our efforts: 1. Make…