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Painting at the Annual Retreat 2018

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Faculty and staff of the Burke Neurological Institute ventured off-site to attend a two-day Annual Retreat at the Skytop Lodge, a majestic lodge in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
elderly hand and therapeutic drug
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Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States is given the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

#SummerScience2019
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Over 100 undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in biomedical sciences applied for coveted spots in the Burke Neurological Institute’s Summer Science Research Program.

People meditating
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One of the biggest responsibilities of an occupational therapist or OT is to identify a person’s limiting factors with regards to the activities of daily living.

Victor receiving award
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Weill Cornell Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion, in New York, New York

Dr. Victor Wong, postdoctoral fellow of the Laboratory for Axonal and RNA Biology at Burke Neurological Institute, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Pioneers in Diversity Louis Wade Sullivan, M.D. Award.

Dr. Victor Wong Wins Diversity Award for NeuroTrauma2018
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International and National Neurotrauma Societies and AANS/CNS Section in Toronto, Canada

Dr. Victor Wong, a postdoctoral fellow of the Laboratory for Axonal and RNA Biology at Burke Neurological Institute, is a recipient of a diversity award to attend NeuroTrauma2018 in Toronto, Canada held August 11 to 16.

Dr. Raj RatanAccepts invitation to serve on a study section for the NIH Center for Scientific Review
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Nation Institutes of Health (NIH)
With great honor, Dr. Raj Ratan, executive director of Burke Neurological Institute, has been invited to serve as a member of the Neural Oxidative Metabolism and Death Study Section, Center for Scientific Review for the term beginning July 01, 2018 and ending June 30, 2024.
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.

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.

Fletcher McDowell, M.D., Founder of Burke Medical Research Institute
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Annals of Neurology
The Board of Trustees, Faculty and Staff of the Burke Medical Research Institute, an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medicine mourn the loss of our founder, friend and colleague.