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Vol. 1, Issue 4
May 2013

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Free Hospital Open House Thursday
New Somers Outpatient Clinic Opens
Burke Rehab Presents 2013 Burke Awards on June 12
You Have COPD. Now What?
Burke Medical Research Institute Opens New Robotics Clinic to Help Patients Regain Motor Function
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Promotes Education and Prevention During Stroke Awareness Month
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05/14/2013
Targeting Neuroinflammatory Pathways in Stroke: CD36 in Hyperlipidemia View PDF
Sunghee Cho, Ph.D.
05/28/2013
Targeting the Retromer Protein Trafficking Pathway: A New Therapeutic Approach for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases View PDF
Gregory A. Petsko, D. Phil.
Free Hospital Open House Thursday

Please join us from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 2 for an open house where we will showcase our new patient therapy areas. There will be tours and the opportunity to meet our physicians, nurses, therapists and other members of our clinical teams. We will also feature demonstrations of Burke’s newest equipment.

New Somers Outpatient Clinic Opens
In our ongoing efforts to serve the needs of the Westchester community, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is excited to announce the opening of our newest outpatient satellite clinic in the Somers Town Center, across from CVS. Our current outpatient facilities provide quality, compassionate...
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...
You Have COPD. Now What?

COPD is the third most common group of illnesses in the United States and it is the only illness whose frequency is increasing. COPD includes a bunch of diagnoses that include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and bronchiectasis. Recent studies show that 26 million Americans, or 8.4% of the U.S. population, have COPD. So you are not alone.

Burke Medical Research Institute Opens New Robotics Clinic to Help Patients Regain Motor Function
In keeping with Burke Medical Research Institute’s mission to help reduce disability from illness or injury, the institute has launched a Restorative Neurology Clinic to assist patients regain movement through robot-assisted therapy. It is appropriate for those with decreased range of motion...
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Promotes Education and Prevention During Stroke Awareness Month
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Stroke takes a life every 4 minutes and is a leading cause of adult disability. Almost 800,000 strokes will occur this year in the U.S. In recognition of National Stroke Awareness month, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is hosting a series of...
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