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Vol. 2, Issue 2
February 2014

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The Future of Spinal Cord Injury Research in New York State
Elementary, middle school athletes may lack concussion risk awareness
Burke to Host Third Annual Brain Bee Competition
BMRI Scientist Published in the Journal of Neuroscience
Burke Offers New Adaptive Alpine Skiing Series
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The Future of Spinal Cord Injury Research in New York State
Statistically, the majority of spinal cord injuries are caused by a traumatic injury. Motor vehicle accidents are one of most common causes. In an effort to fund much needed spinal cord injury research, New York State enacted a proactive and practical approach to fund this needed research through...
Elementary, middle school athletes may lack concussion risk awareness
Concussions making headlines are no longer only relegated to NFL players and other professional athletes. Recent deaths from sports-related brain injuries among high school football players have shone the spotlight on another vulnerable set of athletes: teenagers and children.
Burke to Host Third Annual Brain Bee Competition
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital will be hosting the 3nd annual local championship for the International Brain Bee competition on Feb. 27. The International Brain Bee is an annual, not-for-profit neuroscience competition for high school students designed to encourage them to learn about the brain and...
BMRI Scientist Published in the Journal of Neuroscience
Jason Carmel, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Motor Recovery Laboratory and Early Brain Injury Recovery Program at Burke Medical Research Institute was published in the Jan. 8 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience for his article titled, "Electrical Stimulation of Motor Cortex in the Uninjured...
Burke Offers New Adaptive Alpine Skiing Series
Burke Rehabilitation Center’s growing Adaptive Sports program is offering, for the first time, a series adaptive alpine skiing clinics this year. This February and March, Burke is pleased to offer Adaptive Alpine Skiing Clinics in partnership with Leaps of Faith in Sandy Hook, CT.
In the Next Issue
• Brain Injury Awareness Month
• New Hand Cycling Clinic Series