Dr. Barrett discusses hidden disability after stroke on NJTV

 

On April 29, Dr. A.M. Barrett, director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, appeared on NJTV's One on One show to discuss how stroke can disrupt a person’s 'internal GPS', causing them to have difficulties in navigating the environment – a disabling condition called spatial


Dr. Barrett elected Fellow of American Academy of Neurology

 

 

March 10, 2016. A.M. Barrett, MD, director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Dr. Barrett was acknowledged for her achievements in the field of neurology, her leadership of the AAN Neural Repair and


Spatial Neglect Assessment: A Web-based Learning Opportunity

For the past year, at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, Dr. Peii Chen, research scientist, and Kimberly Hreha, stroke clinical research coordinator, felt as if they had changed their job titles!  An ambitious goal led to expanding their daily work tasks to include scriptwriting, interviewing


A.M. Barrett, MD, of Kessler Foundation Named Chair of AAN Section

Dr. Barrett to chair section on Neural Repair and Rehabilitation

A.M. Barrett, MD, was named chair of the American Academy of Neurology’s section on Neural Repair and Rehabilitation. The American Academy of Neurology is a professional society representing more than 21,000 neurologists and


May is Stroke Awareness Month

 

 

Update on Prism Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke researchers continue their successful NIDRR-funded research project, examining the impact of prism adaptation therapy for the hidden disability of spatial neglect in more than 300 stroke survivors.  “We found that spatial neglect is under


UMDNJ-NJMS medical student honored for poster presentation

Ms. Tina Chen (pictured at left), a medical student in the UMDNJ-NJMS class of 2013, tied for top-ranked Medical Student Summer Research poster presentation with her summer project,

Ms. Tina Chen (pictured at left), a medical student in the UMDNJ-NJMS class of 2013, tied for top-ranked Medical