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    $7 Million Renovation Complete at Burke Rehab

    First time I read that rehab is working for a cure.

    $7 Million Renovation Complete at Burke Rehab
    The Burke Rehabilitation Center is celebrating new research laboratories that will be used for brain repair.

    By Zach Oliva
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    2:49 pm

    Taking a substantial step forward in its battle to advance our understanding of brain and spinal cord injuries, the Burke Rehabilitation Center officially unveiled its newly renovated research laboratories Friday.

    The $7 million project increased the research facility by more than 10,000 sq. ft. and includes new labs and equipment to help staff move toward finding a cure for a variety of neurological disabilities.

    "Disability due to stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease are public health problems of immense, growing, proportions," said Rajiv Ratan, executive director of Burke Medical Research Institute. continue.....

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    My great uncle had his leg amputated due to diabetes many years ago at Burke. Good to see they have funding to improve and move forward.

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