This past weekend, four members of the Burke Neurological Institute team paddled approximately 9.5 nautical miles across the Long Island Sound. They collectively raised over $1,825 to help keep the Long Island Sound clean.
Friel Lab at the Burke Neurological Institute together with the Center for Cerebral Palsy Research at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC), held a summer day camp that incorporates Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and intensive Bimanual Therapy for children with hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy.
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.