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Vol. 1, Issue 9
October 2013

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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Dr. Barry Jordan Received Champion of Hope Award from Brain Injury Association of New York State
2013 Wheelchair Games and Heels & Wheels 5K Race Huge Successes
Two Burke Doctors Chosen as Doctors of Distinction
Stroke Recovery: What to Expect
Identity Shift in Pain Neurons Can Cause Chronic Itch
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10/22/2013
Intrinsic Mechanisms Controlling the Process of Axon Regeneration: From Injury Signals to Changes in Epigenetic Landscape View PDF
Valeria Cavalli, Ph.D.
10/29/2013
Astrocyte Neurodegeneration in ALS View PDF
Serge Przedborski, M.D., Ph.D.
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Dr. Barry Jordan Received Champion of Hope Award from Brain Injury Association of New York State
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has announced that Barry Jordan, M.D., MPH, assistant medical director, was honored with the 2013 Champion of Hope Award by the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) at the organization’s annual gala held on Oct. 8 at Slate Restaurant in New York City.
2013 Wheelchair Games and Heels & Wheels 5K Race Huge Successes
Scores of athletes from throughout the tri-state area came together on the Burke campus to take part in a day of competition and camaraderie during the 34th annual Wheelchair Games and 2013 Heels & Wheels 5K Race and Walk on Sept. 28. The athletes took part in various sporting events including table...
Two Burke Doctors Chosen as Doctors of Distinction
In the first award of its kind recognizing members of the medical profession in Westchester County, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital's Argyrios Stampas, M.D., director of the Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation program, and Burke Medical Research Institute's Jason Carmel, M.D., Ph.D.
Stroke Recovery: What to Expect
With so much left unknown about how the brain repairs itself after a stroke, it is hard to predict exactly how much a patient will recover. However, with the help of medical rehabilitation, post-stroke patients can achieve the best possible long-term outcome...
Identity Shift in Pain Neurons Can Cause Chronic Itch
Confused pain neurons may underlie the chronic itchiness that often accompanies allergies, skin conditions, and systemic diseases, according to a new study by researchers at the Burke Medical Research Institute and the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. The researchers induced an...
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