(March 2021) The Darrell Gwynn Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund, with NHRA driver Paul Lee and McLeod Racing and FTI Performance, recently donated a custom wheelchair to a Melbourne, Florida man who was paralyzed six years ago in an accident.  The donation was made to recipient Paul Green with Darrell Gwynn, Paul Lee and other…

(March  2021) The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising and awareness arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Board of Directors recently announced the addition of Marko Dimitrijevic, an entrepreneur, investor, and award-winning photographer, to its Board of Directors.  The Buoniconti Fund’s Board of Directors has a mandate to raise significant funds and…

(February 2021) The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a Quality of Life Grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center, which will support efforts to address social isolation during…

(February 2021) A new era of rehabilitative care has dawned with the opening of the state-of-the-art Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial, dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes to  patients. The stunning 250,000-square-foot, nine-story structure on the Jackson Memorial Medical Campus houses 80 inpatient beds…

(December 2020) Miami Project / University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers, as part of a collaboration with a UM-based biotechnology spin off, Truvitech LLC, and scientists from University of California, San Diego, University of California, Davis, University of Miami, Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins, Stanford University, and University of California, San Francisco,…

(December 2020) Ever wanted to learn more about the neurotrauma research underway at The Miami Project?  Now is your chance because The Miami Project is offering a Remote Exposure to Neurotrauma Research Program.  This is a fully remote, “do at your own pace” version of our popular summer program, which was previously open to only…

(November 2020) The Institute for Neural Engineering at the University of Miami hosted more than 200 neuroscientists and biomedical engineers from leading institutions across the State of Florida during the virtually-held 4th Neural Engineering Research Symposium on October 26th and 27th of 2020. The Symposium highlighted ongoing and planned breakthrough translational neuroscience and neurotechnology development…

(November 2020) A Miami Project to Cure Paralysis research team, led by James Guest, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, recently published a paper in Frontiers in Neurology, titled Progressive motor circuit recovery after cell transplantation in sub-acute complete paraplegia, that demonstrates positive motor circuit recovery following cell transplantation….

(October 2020) – While the 35th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner benefiting The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis had to be held virtually rather than at its traditional standing-room-only New York City hotel ballroom setting, the stories told at the event by those living with spinal cord injury and paralysis; the sports icons and musical…

(October 2020) Anne E. Palermo, PT, DPT, Ph.D. Candidate and Staff Physical Therapist, Department of Physical Therapy and The Miami Project, and colleagues, recently published a paper in Spinal Cord Series and Cases that demonstrates the benefits of respiratory muscle training (RMT) in the home setting.  The researchers, including Lawrence P. Cahalin, PT, PhD, Professor,…