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Glimpse - 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Entry

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Over three days last week Cory Greenbaum, a spinal cord injury survivor, produced a short film and entered that film in the EasterSeal Disability Film Festival. "GLIMPSE", Cory's film, is ready to view. Please watch the short film, like it and share!

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.
Dr. Victor Wong Receives 2019 Pioneers in Diversity Louis Wade Sullivan, M.D. 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.

SCI 2020
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Labs from Burke Neurological Institiute focusing on spinal cord injury are participating at the SCI 2020: Launching a Decade for Disruption in Spinal Cord Injury Research Conference sponsored by the

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.
Esko Bionics Ekso GT
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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.
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.

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.