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Paralysis research

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is the world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury (SCI) research center.  Located at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, The Miami Project is a designated Center of Excellence.  Miami Project’s researchers are looking at novel ways to solve the problem of paralysis.

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In 2011 I was paralyzed. Today I can walk. I am thankful to God, and for all of the support I had from my family and friends. Special thanks to Marc and Nick Buoniconti, and The Miami Project for all they’ve done to help people.

- Jorge Valdes

From the Experts

Kim Anderson-Erisman, Ph.D.

Brain Machine Interface

W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D.

Nancy L. Brackett, Ph.D.

Recent News

Roberta Brambilla, Ph.D.

Roberta Brambilla, Ph.D. Publishes Manuscript in Cell Reports

Roberta Brambilla, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, and colleagues publish Opposing Functions of Microglial and Macrophagic TNFR2 in the Pathogenesis of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis in the journal Cell Reports. For several years, Dr. Brambilla … Continued

Nancy L. Brackett, Ph.D., HCLD

Dr. Brackett Publishes About Male Infertility After SCI

Nancy L. Brackett, Ph. D., Research Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery, Urology and The Miami Project, published a study that was a collaboration with colleagues at the São Paulo Federal University in Brazil. The study, titled: Towards Understanding Male Infertility … Continued

The Science and Engineering Fair

Kim Anderson-Erisman, Ph.D., Director of Education, The Miami Project and Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and Coleen M. Atkins, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project participated in the Miami Dade Public School’s 63rd … Continued

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The Faces of Paralysis

Paralysis does not discriminate

 

Faces of Paralysis: Jazzmin

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