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Vol. 2, Issue 3
March 2014

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Burke Rehabilitation Center and Hospital for Special Surgery to Host Free Brain Health Seminar, April 3
Burke Rehabilitation Center to Host Renowned Motivational Speaker for a Free Talk on Thriving Through Trauma and Beyond, April 9
Burke Scientists Publish Exciting New Research
Rye High School Student Wins Burke's Brain Bee Championship
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Burke Auxiliary
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03/11/2014
Targeted Plasticity: Closing the Loop View PDF
Robert L. Rennaker II, Ph.D.
03/18/2014
Neurosteroid Action in the Brain: From Bioenergetics to Regeneration View PDF
Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D.
03/25/2014
Neuroprosthetic Tools for Repair of the Injured Brain View PDF
Randolph J. Nudo, Ph.D.
Burke Rehabilitation Center and Hospital for Special Surgery to Host Free Brain Health Seminar, April 3
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, in conjunction with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, the leader in orthopedics, will host a free program on boosting brain health from 10 a.m. to noon on April 3 in the Rosedale Conference Room of the Billings Building on Burke’s main campus at...
Burke Rehabilitation Center to Host Renowned Motivational Speaker for a Free Talk on Thriving Through Trauma and Beyond, April 9
Burke Rehabilitation Center will be hosting Gary Karp, an internationally recognized public speaker, author and editor, on April 9 for a special talk focusing on thriving through and beyond trauma. Sponsored by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, which also supports various Burke spinal cord...
Burke Scientists Publish Exciting New Research
Researchers at the Burke Medical Research Institute are geared up for an exciting and productive 2014. Three new journal publications in January report on advances in robotic therapy, ophthalmology, and electrical brain stimulation...
Rye High School Student Wins Burke's Brain Bee Championship
Julia Donovan, 16, of Rye High School, took home the grand prize of $500 and a trip to the National Brain Bee Championship after acing Burke Rehabilitation Hospital's third annual Brain Bee Championship held on Feb. 27. The high schooler topped eight other competitors from throughout Westchester...
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Burke Auxiliary
Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Burke Auxiliary at noon on March 12 at Sam's of Gedney Way in White Plains. Feast on corned beef, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, salad, dessert, coffee, tea and soft drinks. A cash bar is also available...
In the next issue:
• Neuropsychology and concussions
• Evaluating hand function in children
• New hand cycling program