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The Miami Project Research Video Library

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis now offers a video library with access to our updated lectures recorded throughout the academic season. As part of the University of Miami, The Miami Project to Cure...

On and off the field, Nick Buoniconti made a difference

Yes, Nick Buoniconti was a famous football player. He was a member of the Miami Dolphins’ “Perfect Season” and Super Bowl championship teams. He was known for playing middle linebacker with a passion, tracking...

Transforming Thoughts to Movement Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

What if paralyzed limbs could move using only the power of one’s thoughts? Borrowing a story line from the realm of science fiction, a team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis—together...

Dr. Monica Perez’s Team Shows First Evidence of Using Cortical Targets to Improve Motor...

Monica A. Perez, P.T., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, and colleagues, recently published A novel cortical target to enhance hand motor output in humans with spinal cord injury...

Transplantation Safety Trial Using Schwann Cells Completed Successfully

The Miami Project, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, today announced the publication of its first Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Phase I clinical trial involving Schwann cells used to...

Darrell Gwynn ‘comes Home’ As He Joins The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis

The Hall of Fame Drag Racer will unite with Marc Buoniconti to help find a cure for paralysis and help those living with paralysis have an improved quality of life Nearing the 25th anniversary...

National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month 2014

U.S. Senate Resolution 533 designates September 2014 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. "...every 48 minutes a person will become paralyzed, underscoring the urgent need to develop new neuroprotection, pharmacological, and regeneration treatments to...

Study finds axon regeneration after Schwann cell graft to injured spinal cord

Putnam Valley, NY. (Dec. 23 2013) – A study carried out at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for "The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis" has found that transplanting self-donated Schwann cells...

Doctors seek new subjects after first successful cell transplant

After decades of research, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis has completed its first human cell transplant for a spinal cord injury. Doctors grew what are called Schwann cells from nerve tissue taken from an...

Miami Project To Cure Paralysis Doctors Perform First Schwann Cell Transplant For Spinal Cord...

January 23, 2013 - Doctors at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, performed the first-ever Food and Drug Administration approved Schwann...