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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.

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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.

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.

Dr. Edmund R. Hollis II Awarded Prestigious New Innovator Award  from National Institutes of Health’s  High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program
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National Institutes of Health
Dr. Hollis is one of fifty-five early career scientists across the United States to be awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.
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.

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.
2017 Marilyn R. Lindenauer Distinguished Speaker –  Dr.  Jason Carmel
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Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center

Dr. Jason Carmel was selected to be the 2017 Marilyn R. Lindenauer Distinguished Speaker by the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center. The Marilyn R.

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.
Rehab Robotics Conference 2017
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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.
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