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JBC’s Editors’ Picks: Inhibition of CD36 reduces visceral fat accumulation and improves insulin resistance in diet-induced obese BDNF Val66Met mice
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Journal of Biological Chemistry

On June 18, a paper with an aim to reduce obesity authored by Burke Neurological Institute’s Preclinical Stroke Modeling Laboratory was determined to be in the top 2 percent of manuscripts with significance and overall importance for the yea

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.
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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.