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Vol. 1, Issue 3
March 2013

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Burke Rehab Presents 2013 Burke Awards on June 12
Free Hospital Open House Thursday
Recognizing Stroke is Key to Survival and Recovery
Burke Helped Me Walk Again
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04/09/2013
Developing Therapies for Demyelinating Disease View PDF
Robert H. Miller, Ph.D.
04/16/2013
Epigenetic Regulation of Genomic Imprinting View PDF
Marisa Susan Bartolomei, Ph.D.
Burke Rehab Presents 2013 Burke Awards on June 12
The Burke Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Board of Directors of the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and the Burke Medical Research Institute. It is conferred upon an individual or group who has made significant contributions to the field of rehabilitation, either through personal...
Free Hospital Open House Thursday

For nearly 100 years, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been a leader in rehabilitation medicine. Central to our mission of providing quality rehabilitative care is ensuring that our patients have access to the most up-to-date equipment and latest technology available.

Recognizing Stroke is Key to Survival and Recovery

In the United States, 2.6 percent of people 18 years or older suffer a stroke, and in Westchester County, approximately 15 people per 1,000, or 1.5 percent, are hospitalized due to stroke.

Burke Helped Me Walk Again
Heath Baker first came to Burke in July 2011 after being paralyzed from the neck down due to Guillian Barre, a neurological disorder that causes paralysis. After 30 days of therapy, he moved to a sub-acute facility for some less intensive rehab. “When I left the first time, I really noticed what I...
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