Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis Inc.

LAST UPDATED: November 11, 2016
Health & Human Services
The Miami Project (TMP) to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is considered the premier investigative research program conducting cutting edge discovery, translational & clinical investigations targeting spinal cord & brain injuries. TMP’s international team includes more than 300 scientists, researchers, clinicians & support staff who take innovative approaches to the challenges of spinal cord & brain injuries. TMP’s clinical trial program currently includes autologous Schwann cell transplantation, therapeutic hypothermia, Riluzole, deep brain stimulation & brain machine interface. Our discovery program is investigating immune modulation, scar formation & regeneration mechanisms after injury to better enable development of future interventions. In 1985, Barth A. Green, M.D. & NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti helped found TMP to Cure Paralysis after Nick’s son, Marc, sustained a spinal cord injury during a college football game. Since then research at TMP has changed the landscape of knowledge & therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury & traumatic brain 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 TMP achieve its national & international goals.
1095 NW 14TH TER
MIAMI, FL 33136-1060

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BOARD

Marc Buoniconti
Board Chair

STAFF

Mrs. Suzanne M. Sayfie
CEO/Executive Director
Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard
Director of Major Gifts, Corporate Relations, Marketing and Events
Jackie Tommasino
Manager, Marketing & Communications

Financials

This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.

ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET
$9,926,706

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