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Ioan Opris, Ph.D., Associate Scientist at University of Miami, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and his colleague Dr. Manuel F Casanova from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, have edited and published a groundbreaking book about the physics of the mind titled The Physics of the Mind and Brain Disorders (Springer). This…

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 similar way and it’s important to take steps at reducing damage following spinal cord injury….

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Fashion designer… child psychiatrist…biologist…all were potential career paths in the heart of a young Mary Elizabeth Bartlett, later to be known as Dr. Mary Bartlett Bunge.  Thankfully, biology won out!  And, in reality, the scientific community won out when you think about all of her contributions. As a young girl growing up in the woods…

Unfortunately, living with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) can also mean living with chronic pain. Up to 80% of people living with SCI experience some form of long-term pain. The two most common types of pain are muscle-related (musculoskeletal) and neurologic-related (neuropathic), and people can experience either, both, or a mixture of these kinds of…

The Buoniconti Fund Honored Sports Icons, Celebrities, and Philanthropists at 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Presented by Tudor Group The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, honored an unparalleled group of Hall of Famers, Gold Medalists, World Champions and philanthropists in front of a crowd of…

Dan Liebl, Ph.D. and Colleagues Awarded a 5-year $2.2 Million National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Grant Titled Stabilizing the tripartite synaptic complex following Traumatic Brain Injury Daniel J. Liebl, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and colleagues recently received a 5 year $2.2 million National Institute…

Great Sports Legends Dinner to honor David Ortiz, Simone Biles, Alonzo Mourning, Jason Taylor, Scott Dixon, Kim Clijsters and Abby Wambach.  Bob Costas from NBC Sports will emcee; a live musical performance by Chicago; special awards to Amy and Brian France, John Walsh, Romero Britto and Dick Anderson; at New York Hilton Midtown Hotel on…

Data demonstrate improvement in muscle pathology and function following experimental SCI and expands potential opportunities for SRK-015 into a wide range of neuromuscular disorders The Miami Project researchers, in collaboration with Scholar Rock, a biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing drugs that selectively target growth factors in the disease microenvironment, today announced the presentation…