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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…

Miami Project scientists, Pantelis Tsoulfas, M.D., Associate Professor at the Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and colleagues in collaboration with the Murray Blackmore laboratory at Marquette University, recently presented a paper in bioRxiv (pronounced “bio-archive”) on Brain-wide Quantification of the Supraspinal Connectome. The researchers, while they await peer-review publication,…

The Miami Project presents Meet the Researcher, a periodic video series where each video introduces a new researcher. We will hear from the brilliant up and coming scientists and researchers that are part of The Miami Project’s dynamic international team.  Each video will highlight a research who will, in their own words, answer the same…

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Outstanding Scholars in Neuroscience Award Program (OSNAP) is designed to recognize and support those who are conducting exceptional neuroscience research across the nation and have great academic potential in their scientific training.  The OSNAP is sponsored by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), the National Eye Institute…

Miami Project Researchers, with Jae Lee, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project and colleagues, published a manuscript titled Single-cell Analysis of the Cellular Heterogeneity and Interactions in the Injured Mouse Spinal Cord in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The paper discusses how the team was successful in isolating every major cell…

You may have noticed a different look to the website for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.  Our web and marketing team has done extensive research and received feedback from all stakeholders as we thoughtfully considered the updates that you see today.  This upgrade is a work in progress and will continue to develop over…

Miami Project researchers recently published a manuscript titled, Cardiometabolic risks and atherosclerotic disease in ApoE knockout mice: Effect of spinal cord injury and Salsalate anti-inflammatory pharmacotherapy in the journal PLOS ONE that demonstrates positive results in treating some of the secondary cardiovascular complications following spinal cord injury (SCI). The researchers, from the lab of Mark…

(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…