Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: University of Miami

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...

Multi-site Study Explores New Approach to Upper Limb Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury

A five-year grant from National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research funds multi-site study of intermittent hypoxia in spinal cord injury East Hanover, NJ – Kessler Foundation has been awarded an $857,600 sub-award...

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...

Motor Improvement Seen in Patients with Cervical Spinal Cord Injury After Stem Cell Implantation

After six months, the patients in the StemCells, Inc. trial being conducted at University of Miami Hospital are demonstrating improvements in both strength and function. They are the first cohort in the Phase II...