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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.
#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.

Stroke patient with Amy
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On May 17th, the Burke Neurological Institute hosted the 2nd annual McDowell Symposium, a day dedicated to Hope for Stroke. Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke, and it is the leading cause of physical disabilities in the United State

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.

Dr. Ratan in his lab
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The chemical element selenium, an essential nutrient for humans and other animals, protects the brain after a stroke and may be a basis for future stroke therapies, according to a study from scientists at Burke Neurological Institute and Weill Cornell Medicine.
A team of scientists at the Burke Neurological Institute
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A team of scientists have discovered that selenium, a micronutrient, can help boost the antioxidant system on the heels of stroke in animals and suggests that a similar treatment could be used to limit brain damage in patients. Stroke is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States, occurring once every 40 seconds.
Founders of NeuroCuresNY
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New York State
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The Burke Neurological Institute, the University of Rochester Medical Center and Wadsworth Center of the NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) were recently awarded a $5 million grant from the Empire State Development C

Photos of West Point cadets
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Burke Neurological Institute is collaborating with U.S. Military Academy at West Point to give cadets majoring in pre-med hands-on experience in basic and clinical research.
Hope for Stroke
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The symposium will cover topics in stroke rehabilitation and research.
Heather P. Lane and Talita Campos at Mamaroneck Elementary School
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Heather P. Lane and Talita Campos were invited to present at Mamaroneck Elementary School last week to discuss what it is like to work as a scientist at the Burke Neurological Institute.