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Vol. 3, Issue 5
May 2015
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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In Photos: Heels & Wheels 5K
Spring Events: Golf Clinic, Senior Health
How Burke’s Driver Evaluation Program Can Help Aging Adults
Participants Needed for Dementia Trial
BMRI Researchers to Speak at HealthTech ‘15
Save the Date: The Burke Award, June 16
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05/12/2015
Post-Stroke Infection: Risks and Consequences View PDF
Kyra J. Becker, MD, FAHA
05/19/2015
Role of Fiber, Microbial-Derived Butyrate, and Epigenetic Events Protecting Against Colorectal Cancer View PDF
Scott J. Bultman, Ph.D.
05/26/2015
Mechanism of Sensory Axon Branching View PDF
Gianluca Gallo, Ph.D.
In Photos: Heels & Wheels 5K
The weather couldn’t have been better for Burke’s annual Heels & Wheels 5K on Sunday, May 3. Over 130 athletes took part in the event, which brings together runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes to compete in a fun race...
Spring Events: Golf Clinic, Senior Health
May is a busy time at Burke—which means lots of great opportunities for community members to take part in some of our educational and recreational events. Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up on the calendar...
How Burke’s Driver Evaluation Program Can Help Aging Adults
For so many of us, the ability to get in the car and drive where we want, when we want means freedom and independence. The thought of giving that up can be devastating and often times a challenging decision to make for ourselves. Children and caregivers of aging individuals are often faced with the...
Participants Needed for Dementia Trial
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...
BMRI Researchers to Speak at HealthTech ‘15
Burke Medical Research Institute scientists Dylan Edwards, PT, Ph.D, Director of the Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory and David Putrino, PT, Ph.D, Director of Telemedicine and Virtual Rehabilitation will both be speaking at the HealthTech ’15 conference at the...
Save the Date: The Burke Award, June 16
On Tuesday, June 16, Burke will hold its Centennial Burke Award dinner at The Pierre in New York City. The Burke Award dinner is Burke’s signature event and our largest fundraiser of the year, drawing hundreds of community and business leaders from the greater New York City area and beyond.
In the Next Issue
• Aphasia Awareness Month
• The Burke Award