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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.

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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.

    Undaunted Resiliency: Falling 7 Times, Getting up 8 by Glenn Bott

    Undaunted Resiliency: Falling 7 Times, Getting up 8 by Glenn Bott

    Speaker Glenn Bott relayed his personal journey on starting over after traumatic brain injury (TBI). He shared many proven recovery tactics with other individuals with TBI. Some of his "undaunted resiliency" tips included remain confident, expect success, and reinvent yourself and your vision for the future. This was presented as part of a speaker series on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

    This series is supported by Kessler Foundation, the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury System, and by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), Grant #90DPTB0003.

    View the presentation slides at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-12/2022%20Fall%20BrainStorm_Undaunted%20Resiliency-Falling%207%20Times%2C%20Getting%20up%208%20by%20Glenn%20Bott.pdf

    Interested in joining a study? Go to https://kesslerfoundation.org/research/studies/traumatic-brain-injury

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

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

    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,” e-published on June 8, 2022, in the journal Annals of Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. Dr. Chen discusses whether the number of prism adaptation treatment (PAT) sessions in regular clinical practice would predict spatial neglect (SN) improvement and rehabilitation outcomes. 

    Funding source: This work was supported by Kessler Foundation, Wallerstein Foundation for Geriatric Life Improvement, and the Charles and Ann Serraino Foundation.

    Learn more about:
    Dr. Peii Chen, https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Peii%20Chen.

    This peer-reviewed article,   https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/15459683221107891

    Co-authors: Peii Chen, PhD, Kimberly Hreha, EdD, Chris Gonzalez-Snyder, MBA, MA, Timothy J. Rich, PhD (https://kesslerfoundation.org/about-us/foundation-staff/timothy-rich-phd-otrl), Robert W. Gillen, PhD, Devan Parrott, PhD, A. M. Barrett, MD

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    This podcast was recorded remotely on August 9, 2022, and was edited and produced by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation.

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    Managing Your Memory by Sarah A. Raskin, PhD

    Managing Your Memory by Sarah A. Raskin, PhD

    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 “Managing Your Memory,” presented as part of a speaker series on July 28, 2022.  
     
    This series is supported by Kessler Foundation, the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury System, and by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), Grant #90DPTB0003.

    View the presentation slides at https://kesslerfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2022-08/Summer-2022-BrainStorm-Presentation-Slides-with-Notes_Managing%20Your%20Memory%20-%20Sarah%20A.%20Raskin_0.pdf

    VIew the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjEzZXQgPBI
     
    Interested in joining a study? Go to https://kesslerfoundation.org/research/studies/traumatic-brain-injury

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    This podcast was edited and produced by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation.

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

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

    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, which included while older adults reported themselves to have the same fatigue “burden” (trait fatigue) as younger adults, they nevertheless reported experiencing less fatigue while they were performing a task (state fatigue).

    
Funding source: This work was supported by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,  the New Jersey Commission for Brain Injury Research, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Kessler Foundation. 
     
    Learn more about: 
    Dr.  Glenn Wylie, https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Glenn%20Wylie 
     
    The peer-reviewed article at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnhum.2022.790006/full 
     
    Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center, https://kesslerfoundation.org/research/mri/rocco-ortenzio-neuroimaging-center 
     
    Co-authors: Amanda J. Pra Sisto (https://kesslerfoundation.org/about-us/foundation-staff/amanda-j-pra-sisto), Helen M. Genova (https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Helen-Genova) and John DeLuca (https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/John%20DeLuca) 
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    This podcast was recorded remotely on July 11, 2022, and was edited and produced by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation.

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

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

    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 details some of the Center’s work including identifying strengths and improving job interview skills of transition-aged youth, investigating the science behind brain networks, and directly engaging the autism community to ensure the research is meaningful and accessible.

    Learn more about:
    Dr. Helen Genova, https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Helen-Genova

    Center for Autism Research, https://kesslerfoundation.org/autism-research

    Join a study - https://kesslerfoundation.org/research/studies/autism

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    This podcast was recorded remotely on May 18, 2022, and was edited and produced by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation.

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

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

    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 Neurology.

    Co-authors: Brian M. Sandroff, Robert W. Motl, V. Wee Yong, Gary R. Cutter, Gavin Giovannoni

    Learn more about:

    Dr. Brian Sandroff, https://kesslerfoundation.org/about-us/foundation-staff/brian-m-sandroff-phd

    Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research, https://kesslerfoundation.org/center-neuropsychology-and-neuroscience-research

    The peer-reviewed article at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S147444222200045X

    Tuned into our podcast series lately? Join our listeners in 90 countries who enjoy learning about the work of Kessler Foundation. Be sure and subscribe to our SoundCloud channel “KesslerFoundation” for more research updates.

    Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Listen to us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, or wherever you get your podcasts.

    This podcast was recorded remotely on May 4, 2022 and was edited and produced by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation.

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