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Vol. 3, Issue 4
April 2015
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Happy 100th Birthday, Burke!
Remembering Our Benefactor Mr. John Masterson Burke
BMRI Dementia Study Recruiting Participants
Save the Date: Heels & Wheels 5K on May 3
Spotlight On: Occupational Therapy
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04/14/2015
Oxidative Stress and the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease: The Triangle of Death for Neurons Associated with Altered Glucose Metabolism, mTOR Signaling, and Protein Phosphorylation View PDF
D. Allan Butterfield, Ph.D.
04/21/2015
Cellular Senescence In Human Diseases of Old Ages and Neurodegeneration in the Brain View PDF
Tonh H. Joh, Ph.D.
04/22/2015
My Travels with Schwann Cells View PDF
Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D.
04/28/2015
The Sur1-Trpm4 Channel in CNS Injury View PDF
J. Marc Simard, M.D., Ph.D.
Happy 100th Birthday, Burke!
Today, April 7, marks 100 years since Burke first opened its doors as the Winifred Masterson Burke Relief Foundation. Since that time, Burke has transformed from a convalescent home to a world-class rehabilitation hospital with an associated research center. Though the types of conditions treated...
Remembering Our Benefactor Mr. John Masterson Burke
On April 7, 1915, The Winifred Masterson Burke Relief Foundation first opened its doors in White Plains, thanks to the generosity and foresight of our benefactor, New York philanthropist John Masterson Burke...
BMRI Dementia Study Recruiting Participants
Have you or someone you know been recently diagnosed with mild Alzheimer’s disease or Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment and are over age 60? You may be eligible to participate in a new clinical trial being conducted at Burke Medical Research Institute by Dr. Barry Jordan, the assistant medical...
Save the Date: Heels & Wheels 5K on May 3
Celebrate spring—and Burke’s centennial—with a 5K road race and walk on the Burke campus on May 3. The event is open to all, enabling walkers, runners and wheelchair athletes to compete together in a fun race. Plus, kids between the ages of 4 and 12 can get in on the fun as well with a Kids...
Spotlight On: Occupational Therapy
April is Occupational Therapy month—and here at Burke, occupational therapy has always been an integral part of the rehabilitation process...
In the Next Issue
• Stroke Awareness Month
• Centennial Burke Award Dinner