Florida Legislature Appropriation to The Miami Project

Florida State Senator Lauren Book and Florida State Representative Vance Aloupis, sponsors of the recent budget appropriation for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, visited our research facilities at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine on Friday morning to present an enlarged check to Miami Project leadership. The check represents the $1.8 million appropriation in this year’s state budget to support cutting-edge research efforts of The Miami Project.

These funds will go toward the ground-breaking research that is being done at The Miami Project to treat spinal cord and brain injuries.  The thank the State of Florida and so many others who continue to support our efforts. Because of their support and the vision of Nick Buoniconti, Dr. Barth Green, the incredible work of Dr. W. Dalton Dietrich and his research team,The Miami Project remains a beacon of hope for so many.