Burke Medical Research Institue is an academic affiliate Weill Cornell Medicine of Cornell University. The scientific efforts at Burke Medical Research Institue are complemented by remarkable infrastructures that exist in Ithaca at the Cornell University undergraduate campus and downtown in Manhattan at Weill Cornell Medicine Medical College. Each Burke faculty member is sanctioned by appointment committees at our Ivy League affiliate, Weill Cornell Medicine Medical College of Cornell University.
Since 1915, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been a leader in medical rehabilitation. An important engine for Burke’s quest to deliver the best rehabilitation strategies not only for today but also for tomorrow is the Burke Medical Research Institute. Burke Medical Research Institue was founded in 1978 to foster the development of new approaches to cognitive and motor rehabilitation, and has enjoyed a long-standing synergy with Burke Rehabilitation Hospital.