Scientific Leadership


Dr. W. Dalton Dietrich, Scientific Director

W. Dalton Dietrich, III, PH.D.

Scientific Director

Scientific Director, The Miami Project
Kinetic Concepts Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery
Senior Associate Dean for Discovery Science
Co-Director, Institute for Neural Engineering
Professor, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering and Cell Biology

Research Interests: Neuroprotection and Improved Recovery of Function following Brain and Spinal Cord Injury


(305) 243-8182

Dr. Barth Green, Founder and Chairman

Barth A. Green, M.D.

Chairman and Co-Founder

Chairman, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Executive Dean, Global Health and Community Service
Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Radiology, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine

Research Interests: Translational Research for Spinal Cord Injury including Cellular Transplantation and Neural Tissue Protection, especially as applies to mild Hypothermia


(305) 243-6946

Allan D. Levi, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Director, The Miami Project
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery
Professor, Departments of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Medicine
Chief of Neurosurgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Robert M. Buck Distinguished Chair in Neurological Surgery

Research Interests: Spinal Cord Injury, Peripheral Nerve Regeneration, Neuroprotection, Schwann Cells, Exosomes & Hypothermia


(305) 243-4572