Fletcher McDowell, M.D., established Burke Medical Research Institute in 1978 as one of the nation’s preeminent, independent research organizations focused on furthering scientific research in the area of rehabilitation for neurological disa
On March 2nd, a manuscript from the Burke Medical Research Institute describing a novel drug for improving outcomes following brain hemorrhage was published in Science’s sister journal, Science Translational Medicine.
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