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Johns Hopkins University announced with great honor to induct Dr. Raj R. Ratan, executive director of Burke Neurological Institute, into the John Hopkins Society of Scholars. Each year, the Society of Scholars Selection Committee elects a limited number of scholars, artists, and scientists who spent a portion of their careers at Johns Hopkins from among the candidates nominated by Johns Hopkins University faculty.

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We are a research institute dedicated to finding cures for chronic neurological disabilities. We translate groundbreaking research into clinical treatments so that people can see, talk, and walk again.

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Introduction to Neuroscience

Beginning in February 2020, the Burke Neurological Institute, in White Plains, is offering an Introduction to Neuroscience course for interested local High School students. This twice weekly evening course will provide a foundation to the study of the mammalian nervous system, with an emphasis on the structure and function of the systems that control movement, sensory processing, and learning and memory.
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Summer Science Research Program

Burke Neurological Institute invites interested and qualified undergraduate students to apply to our Summer Science Research Program. The purpose of this program is to give undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in biomedical sciences the opportunity to conduct cutting edge research. Participants will be part of a laboratory research project related to neural repair and rehabilitation.

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We are looking for participants, including healthy volunteers, to join our research registry. The purpose of the research registry database is to allow investigators within the Burke Neurological Institute to recruit participants for upcoming and current clinical trials. Learn more about the Research Registry >


Featured Clinical Trials

Rehabilitation After Nerve Transfer Figure
In-Progress / Currently Recruiting Participants
October 18, 2019 to December 31, 2023
Spinal Cord Injury, Motor Recovery
Person using tDSC for speech rehab
In-Progress / Currently Recruiting Participants
October 1, 2019

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:30pm
Billings Building – Rosedale