Welcome to the KiDZ Neuroscience Center.

The University of Miami KiDZ Neuroscience Center is dedicated to reducing the number of children and adolescents that sustain brain and spinal cord injuries.

Our programs provide "safety through the ages" - safety education for each stage of your child's growing years, making physical well-being a fun, daily activity.

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Dr. Hotz on girl’s lacrosse, FHSAA decisions: Headbands are not helmets @ NPR

Tampa Bay’s NPR recently interviewed our director, Dr. Gillian Hotz, about the questionable effectiveness of headband use in Florida high school girl’s lacrosse:
“No helmet prevents concussion,” Hotz said. “It’s acceleration-deceleration. It’s a back and forth . So  […]

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BikeSafe featured in Miami Herald’s “Keeping Kids Fit” column

Our BikeSafe program has been featured once again in the Miami Herald. Read the full article at:


April 28th, 2016|BikeSafe, KiDZ Neuroscience Center, News|0 Comments
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Thank you to Gulliver Schools

The KiDZ Neuroscience Center and UConcussion Program teams would like to extend a huge “Thank you!” to Gulliver Schools for their yearly “Make a Splash” Swim-A-Mile fundraising and donation to the UConcussion program for continued concussion research.

Frank Steel, Gulliver’s […]


Upcoming Events:

City of Miami Back to School 2016
August 05, 2016

Regatta Park

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2016 Kiddos Back to School Event
August 06, 2016

The Falls Mall


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