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2014-09-02 12:29:51

Designation Builds Support for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis MIAMI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senate Resolution 533, introduced by Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, designates September 2014 as "National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month". This designation is especially timely given the progress being made toward a cure for spinal cord injury at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. "We are incredibly grateful to Senator Rubio and the entire U.S. Senate for...

2014-07-30 16:27:29

Dinner to Benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis will present the 29(th) Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria on Monday, September 29, 2014. The annual event, hosted by NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc, and chaired by Mark Dalton, raises funds to support the ground-breaking spinal cord injury research done by researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis...

2014-04-30 16:31:31

Marc Buoniconti to Discuss the Partnership at the New York Metro Abilities Expo May 2nd and 3rd at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center MIAMI, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nick and Marc Buoniconti, in conjunction with The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, have announced a partnership with Permobil, a world leader in the wheelchair industry, to jointly promote mobility and paralysis research awareness. For...

2014-04-28 08:33:07

Public-private partnership to create platform for seed funding and to fuel Miami's biotech boom MIAMI, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and Berg, a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company, have entered into a collaborative research and development agreement to share research and data while seeding critical projects in the areas of cancer, metabolic diseases and diseases of the central nervous system. Berg, co-founded by...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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