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Vol. 3, Issue 12
December 2015
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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A Centennial in Review: Burke’s 100th Anniversary
The Importance of a Support Group After a Brain Injury
7 Fruits and Veggies to Eat Right Now
BMRI Fellow Awarded First Place for Non-Invasive Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Challenge
Burke Hosting Food Drive Through Dec. 21
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A Centennial in Review: Burke’s 100th Anniversary
As 2015 comes to a close, we here at Burke are taking a few moments to reflect on this past year. 2015 marked the 100 year anniversary of Burke’s founding and we honored the occasion with many events and celebrations throughout the past 12 months...
The Importance of a Support Group After a Brain Injury
Support and self help groups involve regular meetings where people experiencing similar problems or life transitions come together to offer each other support and encouragement...
7 Fruits and Veggies to Eat Right Now
The holidays are now in full swing, which means the treats and sweets of the season are everywhere. But it’s not just the cookies and pies that are great this time of year—there are a variety of delicious and healthy fruits and vegetables. And with the weather getting colder and the daylight...
BMRI Fellow Awarded First Place for Non-Invasive Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Challenge
Alexandre Barachant, Ph.D. , a postdoctoral fellow at Burke Medical Research Institute, and teammate Rafal Cycon, recently placed first in a non-invasive brain-computer interface (BCI) challenge, Grasp-and-Lift EEG Detection, sponsored by WAY Consortium. 379 teams of research scientists were...
Burke Hosting Food Drive Through Dec. 21
The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re looking for a way to give back to the community, head to Burke, where you can take part in the annual food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Westchester. This year’s goal? To donate 1,000 pounds of food to those in need...
In the Next Issue
• Looking Ahead to 2016
• Smart Phone Apps for Rehab