Shalaka A. Paranjpe

Research Coordinator, Center for Spinal Cord Injury Research Biotechnology research professional making career transition into Clinical Research field. Trained in Clinical Trial Management. Highly proficient in following SOPs, maintaining accurate and complete documentation, and following strict protocols. Possess excellent communication and time management...

Addressing Racial Disparities through Rehabilitation Research

    By Nicky Miller February is Black History Month, a time to renew our commitment to address the persistent racial disparities that affect the health and well-being of people of color in our society. Black Americans with disabilities often face triple jeopardy, because of their race

Angela Leonte

Research Assistant Angela is a graduate of Rutgers University. At Rutgers University she was involved in research focused on an animal model of drug self-administration to study neural activity and reactivity to cues during drug addiction, withdrawal, and relapse. Angela began working for Kessler Foundation in...

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

On this Martin Luther King Day, may we all celebrate and strive toward Dr. King’s vision of equality and justice. With your support, Kessler Foundation researchers Amanda Botticello, PhD, MPH, assistant director, and Denise Fyffe, PhD, senior research scientist, in the Centers for Spinal Cord

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

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. You change lives with your generosity. When you support Kessler Foundation, you give the gift of independence to people with SCI like Peter, Chris, and Natalie, and for that we thank you. Recovery from spinal cord injury, long considered impossible