The University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital together serve as the home for the South Florida Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems (SCIMS). Jackson Memorial Hospital is the third largest medical center in the United States, and it serves a diverse community with a large Hispanic and Caribbean population. The South Florida SCIMS provides a comprehensive system of care from the time of injury through reintegration into the community. Members of the South Florida SCIMS also serve as part of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a research institute at the University of Miami dedicated to curing spinal cord injury. Other research projects conducted by SCIMS faculty investigate stem cells, nerve regeneration, exercise, shoulder pain, neuropathic pain, diaphragm pacing, and quality of life in individuals with spinal cord injury.
As Lead Center
|Title||Project Type||Start Date||End Date|
|An SCI Stakeholder-Vetted Education Module to Mitigate Early Cardioendocrine Health Risks Occurring After Spinal Cord Injuries||Modular (Joint)||09/01/2021||08/31/2026|
|Impact of Pain at Follow-up in Individuals with SCI||Modular (Joint)||10/01/2016||09/30/2021|
|Cardiometabolic Disease/Syndrome after SCI||Modular (Joint)|
Clinical Research Building 1120 N.W 14th Street Ninth floor, Miami,