Brian M. Sandroff, PhD

Brian M. Sandroff is a Senior Research Scientist at Kessler Foundation and is the Director of the Exercise Neurorehabilitation Research Laboratory. Dr. Sandroff earned his Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. in Kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and further completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Kessler Foundation in Neuropsychology and Neuroscience. His research focuses on the intersection of exercise, cognition, mobility, and brain structure/function/connectivity in persons with MS and other neurological disorders. Dr. Sandroff has authored over 140 publications in peer-reviewed journals, and has received over $2.5 million in grant funding as a principal investigator in this area. 

Expertise
Exercise
Physical activity
Cognition
Mobility
Neuroscience
Rehabilitation
Multiple sclerosis
Education
Postdoctoral Fellowship - Neuropsychology and Neuroscience, Kessler Foundation
PhD - Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS - Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS - Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Research Interests

Dr. Sandroff's primary line of research involves clinical trials on the effects of physical activity and exercise training on cognitive performance, neuroimaging outcomes, and functional outcomes in persons with multiple sclerosis.