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Kessler Foundation - Changing the lives of people with disabilities through research in stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and by funding innovative programs that promote employment for people with disabilities. Podcasts are from various consumer and professional lectures presented by our researchers and guest lecturers.

Kessler Foundation - Changing the lives of people with disabilities through research in stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and by funding innovative programs that promote employment for people with disabilities. Podcasts are from various consumer and professional lectures presented by our researchers and guest lecturers.

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Kessler Foundation - Changing the lives of people with disabilities through research in stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and by funding innovative programs that promote employment for people with disabilities. Podcasts are from various consumer and professional lectures presented by our researchers and guest lecturers.

Language:

English


Episodes

Impacts of Prism Adaptation Treatment on Spatial Neglect and Rehabilitation Outcome: Dosage Matters

8/31/2022
Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-08/Impacts%20of%20Prism%20Adaptation%20Treatment%20on%20Spatial%20Neglect%20and%20Rehabilitation%20Outcome%20-%20Dosage%20Matters-Ep46.pdf In this episode, Peii (Peggy) Chen, PhD, senior research scientist in the Center for Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, talks about her journal article, “Impacts of Prism Adaptation Treatment on Spatial Neglect and Rehabilitation Outcome: Dosage Matters,”...

Duration:00:04:05

Managing Your Memory by Sarah A. Raskin, PhD

8/23/2022
Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-08/managing-your-memory_by-sarah-a-raskin-phd-2022-summer-brainstorm-TRANSCRIPT.pdf There are dozens of techniques people with brain injury can apply in their daily lives to help them learn and retain memories. Listen to Sarah A. Raskin, PhD, Charles A. Dana Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, detail various approaches to improve cognitive functioning after brain injury in...

Duration:00:50:21

Neuroimaging study reveals fatigue-related differences by age and gender - Ep45

8/17/2022
Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-08/neuroimaging-study-reveals-fatigue-related-differences-by-age-and-gender-ep45%2025AUG22.pdf In this episode, Glenn Wylie, DPhil, director of the Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center at Kessler Foundation talks about his peer-reviewed article, “Fatigue across the lifespan in men and women: State vs Trait,” published on May 9, 2022, in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Dr. Wylie explained his findings,...

Duration:00:04:39

Dr. Helen Genova outlines new pathways for autism research-Ep44

7/21/2022
Fast Takes – Episode 44 Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-07/Dr.%20Helen%20Genova%20leads%20new%20center%20for%20autism%20research-Ep44.pdf In this episode, Helen Genova, PhD, head of Kessler Foundation’s Center for Autism Research established this year, discusses how she has implemented innovative studies, technological advances, and community involvement to address the complex issues affecting individuals on the autism spectrum. Dr. Genova...

Duration:00:22:44

Neuroprotective effects of exercise for multiple sclerosis warrant thorough investigation-Ep43

7/15/2022
Fast Takes - Episode 43 Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-07/Neuroprotective%20effects%20of%20exercise%20for%20multiple%20sclerosis%20warrant%20thorough%20investigation-Ep43-TRANSCRIPT.pdf In this episode, Dr. Brian Sandroff, senior research scientist in our Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research, talks about his peer-reviewed article, “Exercise training in multiple sclerosis” published in April 2022, in the journal The Lancet...

Duration:00:03:28

Dr. B. Sandroff on cognition, fitness and physical activity in progressive multiple sclerosis-Ep40

6/30/2022
Fast Takes - Episode 40 Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-06/Dr.%20B.%20Sandroff%20on%20cognition%2C%20fitness%20and%20physical%20activity%20in%20progressive%20multiple%20sclerosis-Ep40-TRANSCRIPT.pdf In this episode, Brian Sandroff, PhD, senior research scientist in the Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation, talks about his peer-reviewed article, “Cardiorespiratory fitness and free-living physical activity are...

Duration:00:04:09

Dr. B. Sandroff on virtual reality’s role in managing cognitive deficits in multiple sclerosis-Ep42

6/30/2022
Fast Takes - Episode 42 Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-07/Dr.%20B.%20Sandroff%20on%20virtual%20reality%E2%80%99s%20role%20in%20managing%20cognitive%20deficits%20in%20multiple%20sclerosis%20-Ep42-TRANSCRIPT.pdf In this episode, Brian Sandroff, PhD, senior research scientist in the Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation, talks about his peer-reviewed article, “Developing the Rationale for Including Virtual...

Duration:00:03:00

Major role of social engagement in MS warrants new emphasis for clinical interventions - Ep41

6/29/2022
Fast Takes - Episode 41 Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-07/Major%20role%20of%20social%20engagement%20in%20MS%20warrants%20new%20emphasis%20for%20clinical%20interventions%20-%20Ep41-TRANSCRIPT.pdf In this episode, Dr. Lauren Strober, senior research scientist in our Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research, talks about her peer-reviewed article, “Keeping it together: The role of social integration on health and psychological well-being...

Duration:00:04:58

Researching novel approaches for treating neuropathic pain and chronic fatigue - Ep39

5/26/2022
Fast Takes - Ep39 Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-05/Researching%20novel%20approaches%20for%20treating%20neuropathic%20pain%20and%20chronic%20fatigue%20-%20Ep39-TRANSCRIPT.pdf Historically, it was believed that the brain stopped growing after childhood. We now know the contrary to be true. Neuroscience has confirmed that our brains change throughout our lives, from birth to death. The brain’s ability to rewire its circuitry and make adaptive...

Duration:00:16:18

Dr. B. Sandroff on improving cognition in multiple sclerosis with treadmill exercise training - Ep38

5/17/2022
Fast Takes - Ep 38 Read the transcript - https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-05/Dr.%20Brian%20Sandroff%20on%20improving%20cognition%20in%20multiple%20sclerosis%20with%20treadmill%20exercise%20training%20-%20Ep38-TRANSCRIPT.pdf In this episode, Brian Sandroff, PhD, senior research scientist in the Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation talks about his peer-reviewed article, “Effects of walking exercise training on learning and memory and...

Duration:00:04:10

Leaders at Kessler Foundation Share Strides in Stroke Research

5/11/2022
The advances made in stroke research and brain processes at Kessler Foundation and the impact these novel discoveries have had were discussed in this interview with Rodger DeRose, President and CEO, Kessler Foundation, and two of the Foundation’s Center for Stroke Rehabilitation Research scientists, Peii (Peggy) Chen, PhD, and Olga Boukrina, PhD. Emmy-award winning anchor Steve Adubato and co-host Mary Gamba focused on the scientific leadership qualities of these individuals in their...

Duration:00:29:58

Rodger DeRose Shares Kessler Foundation’s Missions on “CEO Chat”

5/6/2022
RVN Television’s “CEO Chat” hosts, Al Cini and Joe Asumendi, interview Rodger DeRose, President and CEO, Kessler Foundation on the Foundation’s work in rebuilding the lives of people with disabilities. He described the organization’s two-part mission: conducting breakthrough advances in neurotrauma research and providing grants to help people with disabilities return to the workforce. Used by permission RVN Television #RVNTv #RVNTelevision #RainMakersRoundup

Duration:00:28:53

Lessons in Leadership with Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD and Michele Pignatello

5/5/2022
Anchor Steve Adubato and co-host Mary Gamba discuss the role of leadership with Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD, Director, Centers of Neuropsychology, Neuroscience and Traumatic Brain Injury Research, Kessler Foundation. In the second half of this video, Dr. Chiaravalloti shares her knowledge on innovative neuroscience and memory impairment studies. She was introduced by Michele Pignatello, VP and Chief Development Officer, Kessler Foundation. Listen to Michele Pignatello at 15:57 and Dr. Nancy...

Duration:00:29:59

Lessons in Leadership with Rodger DeRose

4/26/2022
Rodger DeRose, President and CEO, Kessler Foundation, joins Steve Adubato, PhD, Emmy Award-winning public broadcasting anchor, and his co-host & executive producer, Mary Gamba, for a special edition of “Lessons in Leadership: Research, Science, Innovation and Leadership.” This series, done in partnership with Kessler Foundation, focuses on the role of research and science in leadership and advancing the care for patients through innovation. Later in the video, Steve and Mary are joined by...

Duration:00:29:50

Greenspace and Psychological Well-being: An Unexpected Finding Among People with Spinal Cord Injury

4/22/2022
Fast Takes - Episode 37 Listen to the transcript - https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-05/Greenspace%20and%20Psychological%20Well-being_An%20Unexpected%20Finding%20Among%20People%20with%20Spinal%20Cord%20Injury-Ep37-TRANSCRIPT.pdf A recent investigation has spurred two of our researchers to question how natural spaces influence the quality of life of people with mobility disabilities. Their recently published research – written with several co-authors – revealed an...

Duration:00:07:57

Alder Crocker: Becoming a Professional Artist After Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

4/15/2022
World Art Day with Alder Crocker Read the transcript at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-05/Alder%20Crocker_Becoming%20a%20Professional%20Artist%20After%20Traumatic%20Brain%20and%20Spine%20Injury-TRANSCRIPT.pdf Imagine never holding a paint brush or working with a canvas, but after traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, becoming a master artist. Podcast host Jessica Ganga, communications and digital media coordinator at Kessler Foundation, spoke with Alder Crocker, who...

Duration:00:26:06

Lessons in Leadership with Michele Pignatello and Helen Genova

4/5/2022
As part of the "Research, Science, Innovation and Leadership" series, Steve Adubato and Mary Gamba talk with Helen Genova, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research, Kessler Foundation, about her important work with transition-aged youth with autism spectrum disorders. Watch the video at https://youtu.be/5HZcoQPVNjM #ResearchThatLeads Aired: 2/5/21 Used by permission: Steve Adubato's "Lessons in Leadership"

Duration:00:29:59

DeRose Moderates U.N. Panel on Advancing Employment for Persons with Disabilities

3/15/2022
Rodger DeRose, president and CEO, Kessler Foundation, moderated a panel that discussed innovative technologies and digital accessible tools that narrow the employment gap for those with or without disabilities. This event took place during the United Nation’s 2021 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, where the day’s focus was “Advancing Employment for Persons with Disabilities.” #IDPD #EveryoneIncluded Used by permission

Duration:02:35:09

Reclaiming Yourself after Brain Injury: Hope for a "New, New" Self

2/28/2022
Listen to Tara Buggie, brain injury survivor and advocate, present at our Winter BRAINSTORM 2022 virtual speakers event for individuals with brain injury, family and friends. Presented on Tuesday, January 27, 2022. View the presentation slides at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-02/Reclaiming%20Self%20after%20Brain%20Injury_%E2%80%8BHope%20for%20a%20New%20New%20Self-Tara%20Buggie_0.pdf This series is supported by Kessler Foundation, the Northern New Jersey Traumatic...

Duration:00:49:51

Dr. Saleh applies knowledge of neurophysiology and neuroimaging to advance rehabilitation research

2/11/2022
Fast Takes – Women In Science - Episode 36 Read the transcript - https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-05/dr-soha-salehs-research-encompasses-neurorehabilitation-through-neurophysiology-and-neuroimaging-methodologies-ep36-TRANSCRIPT.pdf Welcome to a Fast Takes #WomenInScience podcast honoring the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Celebrated on February 11th, this United Nations initiative recognizes the critical role of women and girls in science and...

Duration:00:15:36