Ryan Rattazzi

Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering Research

During my last year of undergraduate studies at New Jersey Institute of Technology, I undertook a Senior Capstone project involving the design and fabrication of an EMG-controlled prosthetic arm. Over the course of the year, working with Dr. Ghaith Androwis on this project, a successfully functional...


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


Healing After Traumatic Brain Injury

With your support, 15 year old Tyler Brown walks again—one (robotic exoskeleton) step at a time.


Tyler walking in EksoOne day after school, Tyler Brown and his twin brother, Kevin, were walking along a busy street when they were struck by a car. Though Kevin was hit first, his injuries were not as grave as Tyler’s


Breast Cancer Resources

By Nicky Miller


According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Adding to the range of research, Kessler Foundation is actively researching a breast cancer study to find treatment, and rehabilitation techniques to help individuals


World Cancer Day

February 4 is World Cancer Day.


In the U.S., 3.1 million women have a history of breast cancer.


Many report experiencing weakness and fatigue long after their treatment has ended, diminishing quality of life and interfering with daily activities.



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“Exercise is demonstrated to have


Alaleh Alivar

Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering Research

Dr. Alaleh Alivar joined the Advanced Rehabilitation Neuroimaging Lab at the Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering at Kessler Foundation as a postdoctoral fellow in September 2019. She received her doctoral degree in August 2019 from Kansas State University, working on biomedical signal...