Grace Hansen, a summer undergraduate student at Burke Neurological Institute (BNI), recently won a scholarship to attend the Youth Assembly Conference in New York City in August. Grace is one of five people from the United States chosen for this scholarship.
On Match Day, March 18th, Christopher Costa, a former Summer Scholars Student and Research Technician in the Willis Lab at the Burke Neurological Institute, matched for his residency for Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut, School of Medicine beginning in June 2022.
At the Burke Neurological Institute (BNI), our researchers are diving deeper to discover new and innovative therapies and support for individuals living with Muscular Dystrophy, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT), Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), and other related neuromuscular diseases.
On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Dr. Dianna Willis spoke about life of a scientist to children of the Kliptown Youth Program in South Africa, an educational program that helps boost academic excellence among very disadvantaged children.
Burke Neurological Institute is pleased to share our highlights and impacts achieved during 2019. Together, we renew hope to those living with neurological disabilities by helping people to see, remember, talk, write, and walk again. Enjoy these accomplishments from 2019 as we look forward to a bright 2020!
Burke Neurological Institute is very grateful to our Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, patients, families, and friends. Thank you for bringing our mission to life and for supporting our efforts to advance the Science that Hope Demands!
Professors of Weill Cornell Medicine, the Burke Neurological Institute, and the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project to develop a non-opioid, non-addicting medicine for a hard-to-treat form of pain called neuropathic pain.
“The sky is really the limit in terms of what we can develop here and the impact we can have on these kids’ lives,” Dianna E. Willis, the new director of research for the Burke-Blythedale pediatric neuroscience research collaboration, told the Business Journal during a recent interview.
Blythedale Children’s Hospital and Burke Neurological Institute announce the appointment of Dianna E. Willis, Ph.D., as Director of Research for the Burke-Blythedale Pediatric Neuroscience Research Collaboration.
Weill Cornell Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion, in New York, New York
Dr. Victor Wong, postdoctoral fellow of the Laboratory for Axonal and RNA Biology at Burke Neurological Institute, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Pioneers in Diversity Louis Wade Sullivan, M.D. Award.
Burke Neurological Institute invites interested and qualified undergraduate students to apply to our Summer Science Research Program. The 10-week program will run from June through August 2019. Learn more >
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.