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Institute of Medicine Elects Schwann Cell Pioneer

Mary Bartlett Bunge, an internationally recognized authority on central nervous system regeneration, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine. A professor of cell biology, neurological surgery, and neurology at the Miller School of Medicine’s Miami Project to Cure Paralysis who joined the UM faculty 24 years ago, Bunge has worked […]

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Historic First Step

Miami Project begins FDA-approved Schwann cell trial for spinal cord injury patients With 27 years of promising research came new hope for the new year. In December doctors at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis performed the first-ever Food and Drug Administration-approved Schwann cell transplantation on a patient with a recent spinal cord injury. The […]

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