Amanda J. Pra Sisto

Research Coordinator

Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research
Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center

Amanda began working for Kessler Foundation as a Research Assistant in the Center for Stroke Rehabilitation Research in January 2019. She also spent her time volunteering in the Behavioral Neuroscience Lab at Seton Hall University, where she conducted her master’s thesis investigating an animal...


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


My Life as a Research Assistant

Research assistants are on the front lines of Kessler Foundation's research studies, collecting data, conducting interviews, testing subjects, and most often are the first friendly faces research participants meet. 


In this podcast series, research assistants from the centers for mobility, spinal


Brian M. Sandroff, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research

Brian M. Sandroff is a Senior Research Scientist at Kessler Foundation and is the Director of the Exercise Neurorehabilitation Research Laboratory. Dr. Sandroff earned his Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. in Kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and further completed a...


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