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Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
  • Brain Endowment Bank

    The University of Miami’s Brain Endowment Bank™ is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) NeuroBioBank, one of six designated brain and tissue biorepositories in the nation. The Brain Endowment Bank encourages brain donation to support medical and scientific researchers, who study the human brain in search of better medications and treatments, and ultimately a cure for brain diseases and disorders.

  • Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities

    The Florida Puerto Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities (FL-PR CReSD) aims to address stroke disparities among African Americans and Hispanics and to identify the best approaches to eliminate stroke care disparities in these groups.


    The South Florida Spinal Cord Injury Model System SFSCIMS is one of only 14 sites in the country to receive the model systems designation by the National Institute of Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. One of the primary purposes of the model systems program is to collect acute, rehabilitation, and follow-up data on patients with Spinal Cord Injuries.