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Volume 2, Issue 9
September 2014
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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School Sports: What Parents Need to Know About Concussions
35th Annual Wheelchair Games Set for September 20
White Plains Wellness Week: Two Free Events at Burke
BMRI Summer Students Showcase Research at Poster Session
Save the Date: Heels & Wheels 5K Road Race and Walk
Joint Replacement Rehab Class on September 17
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09/09/2014
Activation and Inactivation of a Potassium Channel: Allostery and Dynamics Studied by Solid State NMR View PDF
Ann McDermott, Ph.D.
09/16/2014
The Social Brain: Autism and Related Developmental Disorders View PDF
Gerald Fischbach, M.D.
09/23/2014
Challenges & Opportunities for Translational Stroke Research View PDF
Eng Lo, Ph.D.
School Sports: What Parents Need to Know About Concussions
For many student-athletes and their parents, the new school year is not only about heading back to the classroom, but about getting back on the field as well. Whether your child is playing football in the fall, cheerleading in the winter or lacrosse in the spring, it’s important to know the facts...
35th Annual Wheelchair Games Set for September 20
For more than three decades wheelchair athletes of all ages, from the tri-state area and beyond, have headed to Burke Rehabilitation Hospital to participate in its annual Wheelchair Games. This year the event takes place on September 20—and marks the milestone 35th annual Games.
White Plains Wellness Week: Two Free Events at Burke
In conjunction with the second annual White Plains Wellness Week, Burke will host two free events on Tuesday, September 16...
BMRI Summer Students Showcase Research at Poster Session
Every summer, the Burke Medical Research Institute offers highly qualified undergraduate and high school students the opportunity to work in a lab and participate in cutting-edge science research...
Save the Date: Heels & Wheels 5K Road Race and Walk
Each year, Burke holds a Heels & Wheels 5K road race and walk. The event is open to all, enabling walkers, runners and wheelchair athletes to compete together in a fun race. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, October 19—and will begin and end at the Burke campus...
Joint Replacement Rehab Class on September 17
Burke will host a FREE class on post joint replacement rehabilitation from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on September 17...
In the Next Issue
• Highlights from the 2014 Burke Wheelchair Games
• FAQs about Cardiac Rehab
• BMRI Update