Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc., today announced that it will be expanding the first company-sponsored randomized, controlled clinical trial, the WISE study, started at Burke Medical Research Institute to include TIRR Memorial Herman and Barrow Neurological Institute.
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.
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.
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.
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