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To reduce the spread of COVID-19, CDC recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings when around people outside of their household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

The Emergence of the Novel Coronavirus
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Ralph Bunche Institute

Host John Torpey, director of the Ralph Bunche Institute, speaks with Dr. Rajiv Ratan, Burke Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine, about the emergence of the novel coronavirus from a biological perspective.

Cell Chemical Biology Cover May 2020
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May 6, 2020 – Featured on the cover of Cell Chemical Biology, a new and significant review article by Dr. Raj Ratan, Executive Director of the Burke Neurological Institute, examines “The Chemical Biology of Ferroptosis in the Central Nervous System.”

Dr. Ratan Named School of Health and Natural Sciences Speaker for Mercy College Virtual Commencement

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For the first time in 85 years, Mercy College is saluting graduates at a Virtual Commencement Ceremony. Dr. Raj Ratan is delivering remarks as one of four Honorary Degree recipients. Dr. Ratan is being honored for his demonstrated leadership, lifetime achievements and outstanding contributions to society.
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At the Burke Neurological Institute, we are devoted to the study of stroke. From laboratory investigations to clinical research and beyond, neuroscientists are focused on advancing prevention, medical treatments, state-of-the-art rehabilitation therapies, and wellness strategies for stroke. We are carrying on with our mission to push the boundaries of stroke research.
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Helpful wellness webinars and local resources to join while staying safe at home.