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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The KiDZ Neuroscience Center and our UConcussion Program would like to thank Lisette Tellez; the recipient of Miami-Dade County’s AutoNation 2014 Scholar Athlete of the Year award. As co-captain of the Ransom Everglades girl’s volleyball team, Lisette was a driving force in leading the team to the top ranking in Miami-Dade County – while simultaneously […]
On May 6th -in celebration of National Bike to School Day, the University of Miami BikeSafe program and Miami-Dade Public Schools collaborated in bringing Bike to School Day to North Dade Middle School in Miami Gardens. The event began at nearby Bunche Park, where Fusion Pro Bike Shop assisted the students pre-ride with maintenance checks on their bikes. After the bike […]
Today kicked off our annual KiDZ Neuroscience Center Task Force meeting, featuring discussion of our present and future initiatives with members from our sponsors and partners. We’d like to once again extend a huge “thank you!” to all of our supporters. Not only does this support provide us with the necessary outlets and opportunities we need to reach parents, teachers, and […]
Article by Matt Cushing – BikeSafe Program Coordinator As a cycling advocate, I often try to convince people to add more cycling to their life. People like the idea. Riding is pleasant and fun. However, a sense of discomfort and danger often prevents people from following through. People feel that cyclists face a danger of […]
UConcussion supports Diana Brett in spreading the word to young athletes and families about the proper treatment and management of concussions by participating in Daniel’s Dash – a yearly, memorial 5K Run/Walk in honor of Daniel Brett. Learn more at www.danielsdash.org
The UConcussion Program’s latest article describing our surveillance system has just been published in the journal Current Research: Concussion. Click the link below to read more about how we hope our collection of data will help to further injury prevention efforts as we move forward: Countywide Concussion Injury Surveillance System – Current Research: Concussion
UConcussion invites you to join the 2015 Daniel’s Dash, a 5 mile run and walk for raising funds for concussion awareness through Sports Legacy’s SLICE program. Daniel’s Dash is a memorial run in remembrance of Daniel Brett, a high school football athlete who suffered multiple concussion injuries. Read more about Daniel and the Dash at:danielsdash.org/daniels-story […]