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Dr. Edmund R. Hollis IIAwarded National Institutes of Health grant to study strategies to promote motor recovery after spinal cord injury
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National Institutes of Health grant will be used to study potential therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and neurodegenerative diseases.
Research Registry, Currently Recruiting Participants
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Burke Neurological Institute is currently recruiting participants with stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury or other neurological conditions, as well as healthy volunteers to join our clinical research registry.


Over 100 undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in biomedical sciences applied for coveted spots in the Burke Neurological Institute’s Summer Science Research Program.

Victor receiving award
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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.

Glimpse - 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Entry

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!
SCI 2020

Labs from Burke Neurological Institute focusing on spinal cord injury are participating at the SCI 2020: Launching a Decade for Disruption in Spinal Cord Injury Research Conference sponsored by the