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image for article titled: Kessler Foundation researchers publish first study of brain activation in MS using fNIRS  Kessler Foundation researchers publish first study of brain activation in MS using fNIRS
West Orange, NJ. August 25, 2014. Using functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), Kessler Foundation researchers have shown differential brain activation patterns between people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and healthy controls. This is the first MS study in which brain activation was studied using fNIRS while participants performed a cog more...

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At the 2014 National Junior Disability Championships (NJDC) in Iowa, the North Jersey Navigators set 23 new national records. The twelve athletes who represented the Navigators took home a record 131 medals (104 Gold, 20 Silver, and 7 Bronze).  The team placed FIRST in the Large Team category! In addition, four athletes and one member of the more...

image for article titled: Kessler Foundation scientists study impact of cultural diversity in brain injury research Kessler Foundation scientists study impact of cultural diversity in brain injury research
West Orange, NJ. August 27, 2014. Kessler Foundation scientists examined the implications for cultural diversity and cultural competence in brain injury research and rehabilitation. The article by Anthony Lequerica, PhD, and Denise Krch, PhD: Issues of cultural diversity in acquired brain injury (ABI) rehabilitation (doi:10.3233/NRE-141079)  w more...

image for article titled: Kessler Foundation study of self-awareness in MS has implications for rehabilitation   Kessler Foundation study of self-awareness in MS has implications for rehabilitation
West Orange, NJ. August 22, 2014.  A new study of self-awareness by Kessler Foundation researchers shows that persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be able to improve their self-awareness through task-oriented cognitive rehabilitation. The study was epublished ahead of print on July 2 in NeuroRehabilitation. (Yael Goverover, Helen Genova, H more...