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Annual Retreat 2017 Group Photo
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Faculty and staff of Burke Medical Research Institute (BMRI) ventured off-site to attend a two-day Annual Retreat at the Skytop Lodge, a majestic lodge in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Summer Science Scholars of 2017
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Each summer from June to August, Burke Medical Research Institute mentors the next generation of research scientists through the Summer Science Research Program.

Dr. Jian Zhong & BMRI Colleagues Awarded funding to visualize reformation of spinal circuits as they are happening.
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National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

White Plains, NY -- Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester) today announced $3,125,875 in federal funding over the next five years for Burke Medical Research Institute (BMRI) in White Plains.

Rehab Robotics Conference 2017
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We invited medical professionals, therapists and students with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field to Rehabilitation Robotics Conference 2017, a three day event exploring updates, innovation and research surrounding robotics for neurorehabilitation.
Summer Science 2016
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Each summer from June to August, Burke Medical Research Institute mentors the next generation of research scientists through the Summer Student Research Program.

Two years later, Brad Berman, shows incredible progress while helping others in recovery
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PIX11

In 2014, at the age of 37, Brad Berman, a father of two and an attorney specializing in tax law at GE, experienced a massive hemorrhagic stroke resulting in a five-week long coma.

Joint Meeting of Spanish Scientists
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Mar Cortes, M.D. , clinical scientist of the Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory at Burke Medical Research Institute, has been invited to present at the first "Joint Meeting of Spanish Scientists in the United States" held at Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
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.

Kathleen with EksoGT @ Burke

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Listen to a patient story and her experience working with the EksoGT at Burke!

PT Story at Burke

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Ekso Bionics sat down with Amy Bialek and Helma Zanders from Burke Medical Research Institute to talk about their experience working with the EksoGT robotic exoskeleton.

Brad & Jessica Berman - 2015 Burke Award Honorees

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At the age of 37, Brad Berman, a father of two and an attorney specializing in tax law at GE, experienced a massive hemorrhagic stroke. Brad spent more than a month in a coma, and afterwards, had to relearn how to breathe, walk, and talk.

Burke Rehab Robotics

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This video features Trish Hambridge’s neurorehabilitation journey using state-of-the-art robotics at the Restorative Neurology Clinic.

How Francesco Clark made beauty from tragedy - The Next List - CNN

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Edwards Laboratory appears in a nationally televised CNN story on the business and life success of spinal cord injury patient Francesco Clark.

Robotics help runner rehabilitate after stroke

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The Brain Attack: A Stroke Survival Guide video from Al Roker’s 2007 special shows a brief overview of how state-of-the-art robotic therapy performed at the Restorative Neurology Clinic helped post-stroke survivors increase upper body streng

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For more than three decades wheelchair athletes of all ages from the tri-state area and beyond have headed to Burke Rehabilitation Hospital to participate in the annual Wheelchair Games.

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Nature
Nature interviewed Dr. Edwards about the use and ability of transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS) devices for enhancing athletic performance for the article ‘Brain doping’ may improve athletes’ performance: Electrical stimulation seems to boost endurance in preliminary studies.
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Insightful, forward-looking presentation topics focused on neurological conditions, neuroscience research and therapeutic treatments.
2015 Summer Science Scholars
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Each summer from June to August, Burke Medical Research Institute mentors the next generation of research scientists through the Summer Student Research Program.

Burke Awards 2015 Honorees
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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and Burke Medical Research Institute
Hundreds of community and business leaders from the greater New York City area and beyond were in attendance to salute the award recipients.
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Westchester Magazine

Dr. Edwards spoke about robotic physical therapy at the HealthTech ’15 conference held in Tarrytown, New York. Westchester Magazine selected Dr. Edwards' presentation as one of The 3 Coolest Things That Happened At HealthTech ’15. 

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New Yorker

New Yorker online story, "What is Fatigue?" cites Dr. Edwards' research on human fatigue and the endurance-boosting potential of transcranial direct-current stimulation. 

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CBS News
CBS News interviews Dr. Edwards for a segment on how robotic rehabilitation at Burke is helping a marathon runner recover after brain hemmorhage.
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The Washington Post
The Washington Post reports on a new combined brain stimulation and therapy treatment being studied as part of a multi-site clinical trial for stroke survivors with residual movement-related disability.
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CBS New York
A CBS New York radio segment features Burke’s Restorative Neurology Clinic, which offers free non-invasive brain stimulation coupled with robotic-assisted therapy for veterans who have experienced a neurological incident such as stroke.
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RedBull

Dr. Edwards and other BMRI scientists teamed up with Red Bull Project Endurance to study the brains of elite athletes and better understand why athletes stop and slow down.

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Practical Neurology

Practical Neurology interviewed Dylan Edwards, Ph.D., P.T. in a two-part cover focus on a new approach may help patients recover from stroke and other neurologic injuries and how technology is supporting recovery.

Part I

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CBS News
CBS News interviews Dr. Edwards for a segment on how robotic rehabilitation is helping stroke patients. The segment focuses on Brad Berman, one of Dr. Edward's patients, who is learning to walk again with the help of the Anklebot.
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NYC Neuromodulation Conference
BMRI was delighted to take home two: a Young Investigator Award, for prominent neuromodulation research from young investigators, went to Dr. Cortes; and the Clinical Award, for advancement of neuromodulation clinical trials, went to Dr. Edwards.
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Practical Neurology

Dr. Edwards is interviewed by Practical Neurology for a story about advancements in robotic-assisted therapy and its use in stroke patients.