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Neurotechnology
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The Burke-Blythedale team believes the first step toward discovering effective therapies for children with neurological injuries and impairments is to be able to track, measure and analyze both brain behavior and brain function with far greater accuracy and precision than the current status quo.
Dr. Claudio Ferre Granted CTSC TL1 Training Award from Clinical and Translational Science Center Weill Cornell Medicine
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Weill Cornell Medicine

Claudio Ferre, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow mentored by Kathleen M. Friel, Ph.D.

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In children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP), the brain rewires such that movement of the impaired hand often becomes controlled by the side of the brain opposite the lesion.

Visionary Valentino

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Electronic music is made for dancing, but for the vision research team of the Burke-Blythedale Pediatric Neuroscience Research Collaboration, plugging in and pumping up the volume is just part of the job when working with Valentino Guidi.
Shop AmazonSmile and Give Hope
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This Holiday Season and throughout 2018 when you shop on AmazonSmile a donation of 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases can be directed towards advancing research at Burke Medical Research Institute.

Researchers Discover a Novel Factor in Restoring Hand Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy
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Cerebral palsy (CP), caused by damage to the brain during childhood development, is the most common pediatric neurological disorder affecting movement. Classically, CP was believed to be purely a problem of movement of hands, arm, or legs.

Kathleen M. Friel, Ph.D., Scientific Advisory Council, Cerebral Palsy Foundation
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The Scientific Advisory Council helps guide the strategic direction of the Cerebral Palsy Foundation's work, ensuring innovation, relevance, and impact.
2017 Marilyn R. Lindenauer Distinguished Speaker –  Dr.  Jason Carmel
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Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center

Dr. Jason Carmel was selected to be the 2017 Marilyn R. Lindenauer Distinguished Speaker by the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center. The Marilyn R.

Emerging Technologies in Pediatric Neurorehabilitation
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Burke Medical Research Institute and Blythedale Children’s Hospital hosted the third annual course in the series Emerging Technologies in Pediatric Neurorehabilitation for doctors, therapists, nur

Retreat Team 2015
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Burke Medical Research Institute faculty and staff ventured out of the Institute to Skytop Lodge, a majestic lodge in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania for the two-day Annual Retreat.