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Vol. 1, Issue 6
July 2013

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Dr. Barry Jordan Named Top Doctor by New York Magazine
What Everyone Needs to Know About Spinal Cord Injury
Burke Congratulates Dr. Michael Reding on His Retirement
Clinical Trial Participants Needed
Help Burke Build a Healthier Community
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07/09/2013
Contributions of Endorphins, Stress Responsivity, and Gene Variants to Specific Addictive Diseases View PDF
Mary Jeanne Kreek, M.D.
07/16/2013
Optogenetic Approaches for Restoring Vision View PDF
Zhuo-Hua Pan, Ph.D.
07/23/2013
Pathways Regulating Cytoplasmic Dynein in Neurons View PDF
Deanna Sue Smith, Ph.D.
Dr. Barry Jordan Named Top Doctor by New York Magazine
Barry Jordan, M.D., assistant medical director of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, again has been selected as one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors for Neurology. Along with his duties as assistant medical director, Dr. Jordan is also the director of Burke's Brain Injury Rehabilitation program and...
What Everyone Needs to Know About Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries are a medical emergency. They can be happen in a split second and forever change the course of someone’s life. The most common cause of spinal cord damage is trauma. It can occur from falls, gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents, on-the-job accidents and sports injuries. Diving in shallow water is one of the most common sports injuries that can damage the spinal cord.

Burke Congratulates Dr. Michael Reding on His Retirement
After more than three decades of exemplary work at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Michael Reding, M.D., retired at the end of June. During his tenure, Dr. Reding served as the medical director for Burke’s Stroke Rehabilitation Program and was an associate professor of neurology at Weill Cornell...
Clinical Trial Participants Needed
As a leader in rehabilitation research striving to make scientific discoveries that will better the lives of those suffering from disability stemming from injury or illness, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and Burke Medical Research Institute conduct ongoing basic, translational and clinical research.
Help Burke Build a Healthier Community
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is compiling information about our community to assess its healthcare needs and use that data to develop a community health improvement plan. As a valued member of our community, your opinion matters greatly to us. We ask that you please take a minute to complete the...
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