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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. Hollis' Lab Team Photo
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Dr. Edmund Hollis and his lab are working to change this staggering statistic and give hope to those suffering from neuronal damage. By focusing on motor (movement) recovery as a whole, the Hollis lab is able to not only evaluate potential therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury, but also for stroke, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy and neurodegenerative diseases.
Dr. Edmund R. Hollis IIAwarded National Institutes of Health grant to study strategies to promote motor recovery after spinal cord injury
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National Institutes of Health grant will be used to study potential therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and neurodegenerative diseases.
#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.

Victor receiving 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.