Fast Takes - Research that Changes Lives

Kessler Foundation researchers are working tirelessly to conduct rehabilitation research that seeks to improve cognition, mobility and long-term outcomes, for people with neurological disabilities caused by diseases and injuries of the brain and spinal cord.


In the "Fast Takes - Research that


Living a Full Life Despite MS, Tammy Reclaims Her Power

Saturday, May 30, is World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day. With your generosity, you help people with MS like Tammy stay employed and live their Tammy Quasius and family

life to the fullest.


Tammy Quasius, a biologist, wife, and mother of two, started experiencing symptoms of fatigue, numbness, and trouble thinking and


Coping with Multiple Sclerosis during the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this episode of Kessler Foundation's podcast, Michaele Clayborne-Crosby and Carla Basante, discuss "Coping with MS during the COVID-19 Pandemic." This podcast is hosted by Erica Weber, PhD, research scientist at the Center for Traumatic Brain Injury. 


 




 


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Exploring Brain and Muscle Connection in MS

Your Support Helps People with MS Stay Employed, Live to the Fullest


Three days after turning 25, while a student at Seton Hall University, Michaele Clayborne-Crosby, lost vision in her right eye. Years of unexplained symptoms suddenly came into focus.


Doctors diagnosed multiple sclerosis. Aft


World MS Day—You Help Improve the Invisible Symptoms of MS

 


Today, May 30, is World MS Day. I share a story to thank you for your support and show how you help people with Multiple Sclerosis, like Rosemarie Collopy, live to the fullest, despite the invisible symptoms of the disease.


After her diagnosis, Rosemarie had to adjust to the challenges of


Seeking Healthy Volunteers for Important MS Study of Processing Speed

East Hanover, NJ, May 29, 2018. Kessler Foundation in East Hanover, NJ, is seeking healthy volunteers for a study investigating a standard tool - the Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT) - for assessing processing speed in individuals with MS. By updating this tool with normative data from the healthy population, researchers aim to more accurately assess how an individual’s processing speed changes over time.