Dr. Genova's topic is "An investigation of cognitive fatigue in multiple sclerosis using neuroimaging," H.M. Genova,J. DeLuca, A. Das, N. Chiaravalloti, G. Wylie. Dr. Genova is a research scientist in Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation. This study is funded by the National MS Society.
Dr. Wylie will present "An investigation of cognitive fatigue in traumatic brain injury using functional magnetic resonance imaging," G.R. Wylie, H. Genova, J. DeLuca, A. Das, N. Chiaravalloti. Dr. Wylie is assistant director of neuroscience in Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation. This study is funded by the New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research.
Dr. Weaver will present her preliminary research on "The effect of hierarchical task representation on action selection in voluntary task switching," S.M. Weaver, C.M. Arrington. Dr. Weaver, a postdoctoral fellow in Traumatic Brain Injury Research at Kessler Foundation, is a recipient of a Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Fellowship in Traumatic Brain Injury. She has received funding from the New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research to continue this investigation.
Dr. Yue, is co-author of, "Motor cortical map plasticity underlying strengthening counteracts aging-related degeneration: A transcranial magnetic stimulation study," E.B. Plow, C. Bonnet, D.A. Cunningham, A. Wyant, D. Janini, M.B. Bayram, J. Hou, B. Mamone, V. Siemionow, A. Machado, G. H. Yue. This research was conducted by scientists at Cleveland Clinic, Case Western University, Cleveland State University, and Kent State University in Ohio, with funding from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Yue, director of Human Performance & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation since January, was formerly with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute.
Kessler Foundation conducts rehabilitation research in multiple sclerosis, stroke and brain injury, and spinal cord injury. John DeLuca, PhD, is vice president of Research and Training at the Foundation. Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD, directs Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research and Traumatic Brain Injury Research at the Foundation. Drs. DeLuca and Chiaravalloti are experts in the cognitive effects of brain injury and MS. They are co-directors of the Northern New Jersey TBI System, one of a national network of model systems funded by the National Institute of Disability Rehabilitation Research. Kessler Foundation also receives funding from the National Institutes of Health, National MS Society, National Stroke Association, state agencies, device manufacturers, and private foundations.
Scientists at Kessler Foundation have faculty appointments in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Medicine & Dentistry-New Jersey Medical School.
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