The Miami Project believes that an important component of developing treatments for paralysis involves communication with the community.
Open House Video Library
Expert presentations by Dr. Pantelis Tsoulfas, Dr. Allan Levi, Dr. Damien Pearse , Dr. Jae Lee and Dr. Jen Maher.
Faces of Paralysis
Paralysis does not discriminate.
Spinal Cord Injury Statistics
SCI Facts and Figures at a glance.
Resources and Care
The Miami Project is not a patient care facility but a research facility that conducts studies aimed at improving treatments for paralysis caused by SCI. If you are looking for an individualized medical evaluation or rehabilitation therapy, we encourage you to review our resource listing.
Living healthy doesn’t have to be boring! There are many ways you can include sports or leisure activities into your daily life and have fun while you are burning energy!
Spinal Cord Injury Cures
Injury to the central nervous system (CNS) has devastating effects on the structure and function of the brain and spinal cord.
The Project Magazine
The Project is the official magazine of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Printed once a year, the magazine is designed to serve as an overview of research and fundraising activities throughout the previous year.
For the Research Community
Message from the Scientific Leadership
Exciting progress is being made daily at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Over 200 scientists and investigators are conducting cutting edge basic science, translational and clinical investigations targeting brain and spinal cord injury. This year, several neuroscience discoveries are providing new treatment strategies for successfully treating people with neurological disorders.
Areas of Research
Cell Transplantation, Exercise Science, Fertility, Neurophysiology, Neuroplasticity, Neuroprotection, Neuroregeneration, Nutrition, Pain, Spasticity, and Traumatic Brain Injury.
The Miami Project’s Core Facilities
Electron Microscopy, High Content, Histology, Microscopy and Viral Vector Core Facilities are available.
Career and Student Opportunities
Post-Doctoral Associate and Graduate Student programs are available as well as Student Fellowships and an NIH Neurotrauma Summer Research Fellowship.
Scientific Events and Calendar
A listing of scientific events and calendar for the academic year.
Published studies that have passed the test of review by scientific colleagues are a measure of progress.
Dr. Kim Anderson has partnered with Ms. Jennifer French to create webinars for United Spinal Association‘s webinar series.