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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.