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As we approach Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer, observing safety precautions is the best way to prevent a Spinal Cord Injury. #SummerSafetyTip: Do not dive head first into any body of water.
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A message from the President of the #BuonicontiFund, Marc Buoniconti:
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Toyota teams with Segway inventor to revive innovative iBot wheelchair:
This might be the best tech reboot in the last 10 years.
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We are thrilled to see Danielle's incredible progress and so proud of our very own, Dr. Allen Levi: "Neurosurgeon Dr. Allan Levi had to get Food and Drug Administration approval for the unique procedure. When developing this approach, Levi pointed to research done by the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a project at UM’s Miller School of Medicine, which has used a patient’s own Schwann cells to treat spinal injuries."
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A variety of cell types are under investigation, at The Miami Project, Schwann cell transplantation has been shown to promote axonal regeneration and remyelination of axons following spinal cord injury…
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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:
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Today Show host reunites with paralyzed former football player now running for Senate:
During her recent commencement speech to graduates, Hoda singled out an alum who attained tremendous success after overcoming extraordinary odds.
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We have events coming up in Pittsburgh, Boston and New York City! Join us & help us get one step closer to curing paralysis:
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The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is celebrating its 30th Anniversary. It's been 30 years of conducting groundbreaking research to get us to where we are today: operating on paralyzed individuals with our cellular therapies in our FDA Approved Clinical Trials:
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How cool is this tandem bike Rachelle Chapman is riding with her husband? A friend of theirs who runs an adaptive sports program in South Caroline fused a hand-tricycle and a regular tricycle.tande
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3D motion technology lets wheelchair users move with the wink of an eye:
Brazilian scientists have developed a wheelchair capable of moving with a wink, blink, or nod.
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The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is not a patient care facility, but is a research facility that conducts studies aimed at improving treatments for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury (SCI). Check out our Resources and Care page to locate care and services and to learn more about unique opportunities available for people with SCI visiting Miami for their medical care:
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The world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center located in Miami, Florida
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In 1985, Barth A. Green, M.D. & NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti helped found The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis after Nick’s son, Marc, sustained a spinal cord injury during a college football game.Today, The Miami Project is the world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center and a designated Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The Miami Project’s international team is housed in the Lois Pope LIFE Center & includes more than 250 scientists, researchers & clinicians who take innovative approaches to the challenge of spinal cord injury. Committed to finding a cure for paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury & to seeing millions worldwide walk again, the Buoniconti family established The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis in 1992, a non-profit organization devoted to assisting The Miami Project achieve its national & international goals.