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.
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.
A few years ago, a member of my research laboratory expressed fear about changing policies regarding US immigration. As an American citizen, my eyes were opened to the challenges that immigrants and visiting scholars must face when they move to the United States.
On the evening of Saturday, April 11, New Yorkers and fans across the nation went online to watch a virtual benefit concert by the Tangiers Blues Band and special guest Gary Clark Jr. streamed by the Egremont Barn. The concert is listed as one of the best streamed performance of the stay-at-home era by RollingStone. New York City is an epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis and that means that Weill Cornell Medicine is fighting on the front lines of this pandemic. It's not too late! You can still donate and watch the concert.
Research scientists around the world are still carrying on with “The Mission” to conduct the science hope demands. This article by Dr. Cyril Eleftheriou, with contributions from Drs. Julia Kaiser, Paola Bianchimano and Carlo Corona of the Burke Neurological Institute outlines what scientists are focusing on in times of a PAUSE in experimentation.