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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KiDZ News

Vision Zero: Future of Roadway Safety?

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 […]

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VIDEO: UConcussion at Daniel’s Dash

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

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UConcussion Article in Current Research: Concussion Journal

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

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2015 Daniel’s Dash 5K Run/Walk: Be a Participant

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 […]

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VIDEO: 2014 Walk to School Day Recap

The article below was extracted from the Winter 2014 WalkStreet Journal newsletter. To read more articles like this, subscribe to our quarterly newsletter. Walk to School Day is a nationally and internationally celebrated yearly event held every October, where schools, teachers, and parents gather together to spread the importance of walking safely – not just to school, […]

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Chris Nowinski meets with UConcussion and WQAM Sports Radio 560

This Thanksgiving weekend, Chris Nowinski, president of the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), met with the UConcussion team and WQAM Sports Radio 560 to speak about the work and research currently ongoing at SLI. WQAM’s commentator Don Bailey Jr. interviewed Chris about Sports Legacy’s program, its studies, and SLI’s development of preventative measures to protect athletes […]

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BikeSafe featured in Accident Analysis & Prevention Journal

BikeSafe has had a presence at several conferences this fall, including a presentation about the BikeSafe and WalkSafe programs at the 2014 Florida American Planning Association (APA) Conference in Jacksonville this September, as well as a round table discussion at the 2014 American Public Health Association (APHA) Conference in New Orleans this November. BikeSafe will […]

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