Multiple Sclerosis Research

Researchers at Kessler Foundation study ways of managing the cognitive, physical, and emotional symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis.

  • Reinventing Yourself with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    The symptoms and consequences of multiple sclerosis (MS) place significant demands on individuals’ ability to cope and manage the illness and live fulfilling lives.

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  • Brain and Heart Health in Middle-Aged People with Multiple Sclerosis

    Heart health, as measured by cardiovascular risk factors (i.e., high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, being overweight, sitting most of the day, etc.), can impact the brain and the aging process in middle-aged people with MS.

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  • Biomarker for Cognitive Fatigue in MS Using fMRI

    The purpose of this research is to investigate the effectiveness of Tysabri (Natalizumab) on cognitive fatigue in people with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). 

    Note*** Participants with RRMS must be patients at RWJ Barnabas Health.

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  • Exercise and Cognition in MS

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  • Understanding and Creating New Memories

    The purpose of this research study is to investigate how new information is strengthened in the memory of people with TBI or MS. Researchers want to understand what happens in the brain after a person learns new information. 

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  • Robotic Exoskeleton Therapy on Mobility and Cognition in MS

    This study examines the usefulness of a wearable robotic exoskeleton device to improve learning, memory, and walking in people with MS. 

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  • Improving Memory and Learning in MS

    This study investigates the effectiveness of memory techniques in people with Multiple Sclerosis.

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  • Processing Speed and Eye Movements

    The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between eye movements and the speed someone is able to process information.

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