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Personal Interviews Highlight Reel

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This short video features six spotlights of Burke Neurological Institute faculty members who share their personal commitment and dedication to neurological science by answering the question "What do you love about coming to work everyday?".

Dr. Kathleen Friel receives the Corbett Ryan Pathways Pioneer Award

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American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

The American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine has selected Kathleen M.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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

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.

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.

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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.

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In the Media
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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.

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.

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Scientific American

Dr. Cortes was interviewed by Scientific American about her work using non-invasive brain stimulation techniques in combination with robotic therapy to restore motor function in patients with chronic spinal cord injury. 

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Westfair Communications

Dr. Kathleen Friel’s intensive therapy day camp at the Burke Medical Research Institute is producing results in motion and brain function.

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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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The Journal News

Dr Mar Cortes is interviewed by The Journal News, where she explains how some of the therapies and treatment for brain injuries at the Burke Medical Research Institute in White Plains have been made possible thanks to federal stimulus money