News : 2011 : September

Paralyzed rugby player gives $20,000 to Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital

Since his spinal cord injury on Jan. 29, Beckham has spent much of his life at Jackson Memorial Hospital, starting with surgery by Dr. Michael Wang.

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From left, former Miami Dolphins Coach Don Shula and Nick and Marc Buoniconti celebrate another successful Legends dinner.

Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Raises More Than $10 Million to Cure Paralysis

The 26th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner, held at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City Monday night, raised more than $10 million to support groundbreaking spinal cord injury research by the Miller School of Medicine’s Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, which is at a historic juncture.

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Peyton Manning's Receiving Stem Cell Therapy Thrusts Medical Procedures Back Into Sports Spotlight

Dr. Barth Green, who founded the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, says his center is in the final stages of getting FDA approval to treat spinal cord injuries with Schwann cells – adult, peripheral nerve cells that help with regeneration.

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