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WATCH VIDEO (June, 2024) The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis’ ninth open house, and first since the COVID-19 pandemic, featured enlightening talks by top researchers in the spinal cord injury field and explored the cutting-edge labs where researchers are developing groundbreaking therapies. “We hold this open house to bond with the people we care so…

(June, 2024) The Miami Project carries on a storied tradition of developing technologies that tap into the central nervous system with recent developments in detecting and interpreting electrical signals produced by the brain. Known in the industry as brain-computer interface (BCI), this technology that turns thoughts into digital commands includes recent updates from The Miami…

(April, 2024) Miami Project’s Dr. Pantelis Tsoulfas, Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Cell Biology, continues a long line of collaborative work with Dr. Murray Blackmore, Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Marquette University. Equipped with a new federal award, this accomplished pair continues to employ their established and proven neuroanatomical approach while venturing into new…

(April, 2024) On April 26th The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis will host their 9th Annual Open House. The annual event allows our friends in wheelchairs, their families, supporters and the general public a chance to visit our facilities, tour a few of our labs and hear from some of our leading researchers about some…

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis’s long history of studying neurological conditions is sustained by a pipeline that stands up the next generation of neuroscientific practitioners. As one such attractor, The Miami Project’s Office of Education and Outreach attended the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Expo on Saturday February…

Courtney Dumont, PhD, Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering and The Miami Project, leads the Neural Stem and Tissue Engineered Microenvironments (NeuSTEM) group conducting groundbreaking research at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Her rising career is now furthered via the National Science Foundation (NSF) prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award. The NSF…

(February, 2024) It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved friend and colleague Dr. Mary Bartlett Bunge, who passed away on February 17, 2024, at age 92. Mary was a very special person and a dedicated scientist who, since 1989, has been an important member of The…

(December, 2023) Currently there exists no cure for the primary insult induced by neurotrauma to the central nervous system. Given the robust quiver of treatments to improve function and quality of life, however, Juan Pablo de Rivero Vaccari, Ph.D., Associate Professor, and Nadine Kerr, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, are Miami Project neuroscientists working on pushing the…

(December, 2023) The Miami Project’s Jonathan Jagid, M.D. and Brian Noga, Ph.D., have a proven history of working together on deep brain stimulation (DBS) for movement. Now the robust expertise they built through The Miami Project is poised to impact various neurological conditions including walking after spinal cord injury (SCI). Concurrently the DBS program, routinely…