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Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis
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The world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center located in Miami, Florida
The world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center located in Miami, Florida

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It’s National #SpinalCordInjuryAwarenessMonth. Spinal Cord Injury 101: What Is Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)? The spinal cord is the main pathway between the brain and the rest of the body. SCI occurs when the spinal cord becomes damaged, most commonly, when motor vehicle accidents, falls, acts of violence, and sporting accidents fracture vertebrae and crush or transect the spinal cord:
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Today is the start of Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. We are excited to once again launch the #FacesOfParalysis campaign which will continue through all of September. Join the campaign by posting your video and/or picture, using the hashtag # FacesOfParalysis, and help raise awareness for spinal cord injury and the need for a cure. You can email us your story to BFSocialMedia@med.miami.edu or via direct message on any of our Social Media pages.
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#TBT 2007 Legends: Magic Johnson, John Elway, Gary Player, Mark Messier, Joe Morgan, Kelly Slater, Gil de Ferran, Janet Evans and Lesley Visser. We also honored Lois Pope as our Outstanding Philanthropist and The Bantle Family with The Buoniconti Fund Award. Join us this year on Monday, September 25th, 2017 at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City for the 32nd Great #SportsLegendsDinner to benefit The #BuonicontiFund: bit.ly/GSLD17
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The multidisciplinary team of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is making significant discoveries in basic, translational, and clinical investigations. Recent programs and progress in brain and spinal cord injury research will be shared in the next few weeks, using #TheMiamiProjectInsider
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The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis isn't a patient care facility, but is a research facility that conducts studies aimed at improving treatments for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury (SCI). This page offers resources for care, living with paralysis and the unique opportunities available for people with SCI visiting Miami for their medical care:
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The 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The #BuonicontiFund presented by Tudor Group on Monday, September 25 Legends are: David Ortiz “Big Papi”, Simone Biles, Alonzo Mourning, Jason Taylor, Scott Dixon, Kim Clijsters, and Abby Wambach. Learn more about the event and Honorees:
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"Whatever your disability, chances are your needs are unique — here is how two different RV travelers, one para and one quad, went about finding their homes on wheels" via New Mobility Magazine
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Are you interested in participating in a Research Study? Find out more:

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Sports legends, celebrities, philanthropic heroes and corporate leaders will again come out in force in support of Nick and Marc Buoniconti for the 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner on MONDAY, September 25, 2017. The celebration benefits The #BuonicontiFund to Cure Paralysis and raises funds to support the ground-breaking spinal cord injury research being done by researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.
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We are so excited to announce our iconic group of 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Honorees presented by Tudor Group on Monday, September 25: David “Big Papi” Ortiz, Simone Biles, Alonzo Mourning, Jason Taylor, Scott Dixon, Kim Clijsters, and Abby Wambach. John Walsh will receive The Great American Icon Award, Brian France and his wife Amy will receive The Philanthropist Award, Dick Anderson will receive The Buoniconti Fund Award and Romero Britto will receive The Humanitarian Award. Bob Costas will serve as emcee and Chicago will perform live! The event, which will be chaired by Mark Dalton, Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Tudor Investments, benefits The #BuonicontiFund to Cure Paralysis. Learn more about the event: http://www.themiamiproject.org/events/great-sports-legends-dinner/
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