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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.

Summer Science Scholars of 2017
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Each summer from June to August, Burke Medical Research Institute mentors the next generation of research scientists through the Summer Science Research Program.

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.

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.