Kessler Scientists at INS 2020
By Nicky Miller
A group of scientists from the Centers for Traumatic Brain Injury Research and Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation, is attending the International Neuropsychological Society 2020 in Denver, Colorado, February 5-8. This year’s theme is neuropsychology in the era of precision medicine.
The event brings together scietists from around the world to promote the international and interdisciplinary study of brain-behavioral relationships, with an emphasis on science and education.
Representing the Center for Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research are Helen Genova, PhD, assistant director, and Michelle Chen, PhD, postdoctoral fellow. Denise Krch, PhD, senior research scientist, is representing the Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research.
Dr. Genova’s posters:
• Effectiveness of a Virtual Reality Job Interview Tool for Adolescents with Autism in a School Setting
• Theory of Mind Impairments in Progressive MS
Dr. Chen’s poster:
• Neural Mechanisms Underlying State Mental Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis: a Pilot Study
Dr. Krch’s poster:
• Using Virtual Reality to Train Complex Attention after TBI: A Pilot Study of Feasibility and Tolerability
Dr. Genova, will present in a symposium on "Using New Techniques to Understand and Treat Social and Emotional Impairments after Traumatic Brain Injury." Her talk is titled “Connectivity Predicts Emotion Recognition and Community Integration after Traumatic Brain Injury.”