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Cellular Transplantation

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GRANT: 
Non-Federal
September 1, 2018
New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)
Spinal Cord Injury Research Board (SCIRB)
Investigators: 
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
EVENT: 
Weekly Seminar
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:30pm
Billings Building – Rosedale
Giles W. Plant, Ph.D.
Guest Speaker
NEWS: 
Award
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.
Dr. Raj RatanAccepts invitation to serve on a study section for the NIH Center for Scientific Review
PUBLICATION: 
Book Chapter
Dai Y, Hill CE.
Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1739:409-438. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7649-2_28.
Abstract on PubMed
EVENT: 
Weekly Seminar
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:30pm
Billings Building – Rosedale
Martin Oudega, PhD
Guest Speaker
NEWS: 
Press Release
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.

Dr. Jian Zhong & BMRI Colleagues Awarded funding to visualize reformation of spinal circuits as they are happening.
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Davis RJ, Alam NM, Zhao C, Müller C, Saini JS, Blenkinsop TA, Mazzoni F, Campbell M, Borden SM, Charniga CJ, Lederman PL, Aguilar V, Naimark M, Fiske M, Boles N, Temple S, Finnemann SC, Prusky GT, Stern JH.
Stem Cell Reports. 2017 Jul 11;9(1):42-49. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2017.05.016. Epub 2017 Jun 15.
Abstract on PubMed
GRANT: 
Federal
June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2018
Grant Number: 
R01NS075375
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Investigators: 
Principal Investigator
RESEARCH PROJECT: 
In Progress

Development of strategies to enhance the survival of transplanted cells, with a particular focus on Schwann cells (SCs) because of their potential for autologous use.

RESEARCH PROJECT: 
In Progress

Testing therapeutic interventions in rodent models of SCI for their ability to enhance axonal regeneration and behavioral recovery.