Priya Saha

 Research Assistant

Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research

Diana Maloku

Research Assistant

Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research

Darian A. Raizberg

Research Assistant

Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research
Neuromotivation and Network Integrity Laboratory

Darian is a neophyte to clinical research. His original research training comes from rodent models of neurodevelopmental disorders, first with Autism Spectrum Disorder and then with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. In 2021, he pursued a new line research systematically investigating feedback seeking...


Brea Rivera

Research Assistant

Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research

Carly Wender

Postdoctoral Fellow

Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research

Exercise is a powerful tool to improve the physical and mental health of healthy individuals as well as those struggling with chronic pain conditions or disorders that often involve pain. However, being in pain is a common deterrent to any sort of physical activity that might exacerbate such pain...


Maddi Niebanck: The Fully Recovered Mindset

A woman standing outdoors with a sparkly handbag By Mallory Houston, Research Assistant, Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research, Kessler Foundation




On May 30, 2017, just one week after graduating from Georgetown University, Maddi Niebanck was scheduled for surgery to remove an arteriovenous malformation (AVM), a tangle of abnormal