Dr. Edmund Hollis and his lab are working to change this staggering statistic and give hope to those suffering from neuronal damage. By focusing on motor (movement) recovery as a whole, the Hollis lab is able to not only evaluate potential therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury, but also for stroke, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy and neurodegenerative diseases.
On May 17th, the Burke Neurological Institute hosted the 2nd annual McDowell Symposium, a day dedicated to Hope for Stroke. Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke, and it is the leading cause of physical disabilities in the United State
“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.
Over three days last week Cory Greenbaum, a spinal cord injury survivor, produced a short film and entered that film in the EasterSeal Disability Film Festival. "GLIMPSE", Cory's film, is ready to view. Please watch the short film, like it and share!