Brian M. Sandroff, PhD

Brian M. Sandroff is an assistant director of the Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation and is the director of the Center’s Exercise Neurorehabilitation Research Laboratory. Dr. Sandroff earned his Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD 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 multiple sclerosis (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. 

Physical activity
Multiple sclerosis
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. 


View a comprehensive listing of Dr. Sandroff's publications on ResearchGate.