Miami Project Receives NIH Grant to Study Axon Regeneration

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Principal Investigators Kevin Park, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, Vance Lemmon, Ph.D., the Walter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Developmental Neuroscience and Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery … Continued

RESEARCH JOURNAL FEATURE: Kim Anderson-Erisman, Ph.D.

Dr. Kim Anderson-Erisman, Research Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Education, is passionate about bridging the gap between research and clinical practice in spinal cord injury (SCI). Her goal is to move evidence-based therapies and technologies out of … Continued

Research Journal Feature: Hypothermia

When a person is suspected to have a spinal cord injury (SCI), medical staff follow a relatively standardized protocol: stabilize the patient, stabilize the spinal column to prevent further mechanical injury, and perform a surgical decompression procedure if required. However, … Continued

Research Journal Feature: Vance Lemmon, Ph.D.

Starting out as a California surfer in San Diego, he trekked cross-country to Atlanta to earn his Ph.D. His Ph.D. dissertation work investigated degeneration of the visual system. Even today, the visual system is an excellent model for evaluating axon … Continued

Progress in Motor Control XI – Miami 2017

Save The Date Miami 2017! Satellite: July 19, 2017 Conference: July 20 – July 22, 2017 Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel     Organizing committee:   Contact — Sarah Lehmann, R.N. — pull email from server — add subject Inquiry … Continued

Encouraging Traumatic Brain Injury Study Published

Treating rats with an experimental drug at three months following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) improves their learning memory ability, as reported in a new study published online today in the July edition of The Journal of Neuroscience. The drug, … Continued

Dr. Dalton Dietrich and Colleagues Receive $1.6 Million NIH Award

W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D., Scientific Director, The Miami Project, Kinetic Concepts Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery, Senior Associate Dean for Discovery Science, and Professor, Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Cell Biology, and colleagues have received a National Institutes of Health/National Institute of … Continued