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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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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.

Dr. Jian Zhong & BMRI Colleagues Awarded funding to visualize reformation of spinal circuits as they are happening.
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National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

White Plains, NY -- Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester) today announced $3,125,875 in federal funding over the next five years for Burke Medical Research Institute (BMRI) in White Plains.

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.
Joint Meeting of Spanish Scientists
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Mar Cortes, M.D. , clinical scientist of the Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory at Burke Medical Research Institute, has been invited to present at the first "Joint Meeting of Spanish Scientists in the United States" held at Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
Retreat Team 2015
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Burke Medical Research Institute faculty and staff ventured out of the Institute to Skytop Lodge, a majestic lodge in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania for the two-day Annual Retreat.

BMRI Researchers Awarded Funding from New York State
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New York State Department of Health
Burke Medical Research Institute laboratories led by Dr. Willis and Dr. Carmel are two of nine research teams across the state of New York recently awarded grant funding for the development of treatments and cures for various forms and effects of spinal cord injuries.

PT Story at Burke

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Ekso Bionics sat down with Amy Bialek and Helma Zanders from Burke Medical Research Institute to talk about their experience working with the EksoGT robotic exoskeleton.