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Vol. 3, Issue 1
January 2015
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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The Burke Rehabilitation Centennial: 100 Years of Rehabilitation Leadership and a Legacy of Caring
Visit Burke’s Centennial Display Beginning Jan. 22
Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Appoints BMRI Researcher to Scientific Review Board
Get in Shape and Stay Healthy: Join the Burke Fitness Center
Find Help and Community through Burke’s Support Groups
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01/13/2015
Shining Synchrotron Light on Neurodegenerative Diseases View PDF
Lisa M. Miller, Ph.D.
01/20/2015
Regulation of Innate Behaviors: From Cell Diversity to Circuit Formation View PDF
Jean-Francois Cloutier, Ph.D.
01/27/2015
Role of Fiber, Microbial-Derived Butyrate, and Epigenetic Events Protecting Against Colorectal Cancer View PDF
Scott Bultman, Ph.D.
The Burke Rehabilitation Centennial: 100 Years of Rehabilitation Leadership and a Legacy of Caring
Burke Rehabilitation Center: It all began with a generous gift, 61 bucolic acres, splendid neoclassical buildings and an innovative vision for rehabilitative care. It became a home for world-class physicians and an award-winning research institute. A recognized leader in the fields of medical...
Visit Burke’s Centennial Display Beginning Jan. 22
Want to learn more about what makes Burke such a unique place? In honor of our centennial, we have created an extensive display featuring historical artifacts from our opening in 1915 as the Winifred Masterson Burke Relief Foundation to the present...
Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Appoints BMRI Researcher to Scientific Review Board
Gary Gibson, Ph.D., of the Burke Medical Research Institute has been appointed to the Scientific Review Board of the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF). The ADDF provides seed funding to scientists conducting cutting-edge drug discovery and clinical research. The Scientific Review Board...
Get in Shape and Stay Healthy: Join the Burke Fitness Center
Start off 2015 on the right foot with a membership to Burke’s Fitness Center. The Fitness Center—located in the Billings building on Burke’s White Plains campus—is designed for adults 40 and older to provide a comfortable and safe environment for exercise...
Find Help and Community through Burke’s Support Groups
If you’ve just experienced a medical incident or have a loved one who has, Burke offers an extensive list of support groups for members of the surrounding community. A Burke-sponsored support group can help you to better cope and feel less isolated as you make connections with others facing...
In the Next Issue
• 4th Annual Brain Bee
• The Future of Spinal Cord Rehabilitation
• Legacy Lobby Lecture Series