Director, Center for Spinal Cord Injury Research
Derfner-Lieberman Laboratory for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research
Trevor Dyson-Hudson, MD is director of the Centers for Spinal Cord Injury Research and Outcomes & Assessment Research at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ. He is a research associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. Dr. Dyson-Hudson is co-director of the Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System (NNJSCIS) at Kessler—a NIDILRR funded Spinal Cord Injury Model System of care. Dr. Dyson-Hudson received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1995.
In 1992, while he was a 3rd-year medical student, Dr. Dyson-Hudson sustained a SCI (C6 tetraplegia, complete) while playing rugby football. Following a year of rehabilitation, he returned to medical school and graduated in 1995. He completed a medical internship at AECOM in 1996 and a Research Fellowship in Rehabilitation Research and Complimentary & Alternative Medicine in 2000 in the Department of PM&R at New Jersey Medical School that was supported by a NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship supplement for individuals with disabilities.
Dr. Dyson-Hudson’s research interests include preservation and restoration of function and mobility in persons with SCI and the prevention and treatment of common secondary medical complications affecting this population. Dr. Dyson-Hudson holds committee appointments in the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) and the American Paraplegia Society (APS)/Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (ASCIP) and is on the APS Board of Directors.
Dr. Dyson-Hudson’s research interests include preservation and restoration of function and mobility in persons with SCI and the prevention and treatment of common secondary medical complications affecting this population.
Dr. Dyson-Hudson's publications available on PubMed.gov.
Odle B, Reinbolt J, Forrest G, Dyson-Hudson T. (2018) construction and evaluation of a model for wheelchair propulsion in an individual with Tetraplegia. Med Biol Eng Comput. 0.1007/s11517-018-1895-z. PubMed PMID: 30255235.
Wecht JM, Weir JP, Katzelnick CG, Wylie G, Eraifej M, Nguyen N, Dyson-Hudson T, Bauman WA, Chiaravalotti N. (2018) systemic and cerebral Hemodynamic Contribution to cognitive performance in SCI. J Neurotrauma. doi: 10.1089/neu.2018.5760. PubMed PMID: 30113243.
La Fountaine MF, Cirnigliaro CM, Hobson JC, Dyson-Hudson TA, Mc Kenna C, Kirshblum SC, Spungen AM, Bauman WA. (2018) establishing a threshold to predict risk of cardiovascular disease from the serum triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein concentrations in persons with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. doi: 10.1038/s41393-018-0187-7. PubMed PMID: 30089895.
Oliveira N, Blochlinger S, Ehrenberg N, Defosse T, Forrest G, Dyson-Hudson T, Barrance P. (2017) kinematics and pushrim kinetics in adolescents propelling high-strength lightweight and ultra-lightweight manual wheelchairs. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 10.1080/17483107.2017.1417499. PubMed PMID: 29271676.
Katzelnick CG, Weir JP, Chiaravalloti ND, Wylie GR, Dyson-Hudson TA, Bauman WA, Wecht JM. (2017) impact of blood pressure, lesion level, and physical activity on Aortic Augmentation Index in persons with spinal cord injury. J Neurotrauma.15;34(24):3407-3415. doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5065. PubMed PMID: 28699368.