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Robotic-Assisted Rehabilitation


In-Progress / Currently Recruiting Participants
October 18, 2019 to December 31, 2023
Spinal Cord Injury, Motor Recovery
When you first meet Jamie Petrone, it is impossible not to notice her engaging smile and friendly personality. The 42-year-old has an optimistic outlook on life which is a bit surprising given her diagnosis of transverse myelopathy (TM), a type of spinal cord injury that has caused her to use a wheelchair for much of her life.
Jamie walking with EKSO robot
Press Release

RICHMOND, Calif., July 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc.

In-Progress / Currently Recruiting Participants
May 29, 2019
Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Retinal Degenerative Diseases, Motor Recovery, Pain & Sensory Recovery, Cognitive Recovery, Vision Recovery
In the Media

One of the biggest responsibilities of an occupational therapist or OT is to identify a person’s limiting factors with regards to the activities of daily living.

People meditating
In the Media
Media Outlet: 
Daily Voice Plus
“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.
Photo of Dianna E. Willis, Ph.D., as Director of Research for the Burke-Blythedale Pediatric Neuroscience Research Collaboration
Journal Article
Edwards DJ, Cortes M, Rykman-Peltz A, Chang J, Elder J, Thickbroom G, Mariman JJ, Gerber LM, Oromendia C, Krebs HI, Fregni F, Volpe BT, Pascual-Leone A.
Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2019;37(2):167-180. doi: 10.3233/RNN-180869.
Abstract on PubMed

Heather P. Lane and Talita Campos were invited to present at Mamaroneck Elementary School last week to discuss what it is like to work as a scientist at the Burke Neurological Institute.

Heather P. Lane and Talita Campos at Mamaroneck Elementary School