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Dr. Taub to give Estabrook Research Lecture at Kessler Foundation on Nov. 28
Date:11/6/2012

West Orange, NJ. November 6, 2012. Kessler Foundation announces that The 2012 Estabrook Distinguished Research Lectureship will be given on November 28, 2011 at Kessler Conference Center, 1199 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, New Jersey, from 12 noon to 1:30 pm. Edward Taub, PhD, will lecture on "Constraint-induced (CI) Therapy: A Family of Treatments in Rehabilitation that Remodel the Brain." Dr. Taub is director of the CI Therapy Research Group and Taub Training Clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a professor in the Department of Psychology.

Registration is complimentary, but reservations are required. Light refreshments are included. Register for the Estabrook Lecture now!

Dr. Taub, a noted behavioral neuroscientist, developed constraint-Induced therapy, which has been shown to be effective in improving movement after stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological injuries. In this intervention, the unaffected limb is immobilized, encouraging use of the weakened limb. CI therapy produces an increase in grey matter tissue in motor areas in the cerebral cortex of both hemispheres a true remodeling of the brain. This occurs in older patients as well as children, indicating that the plasticity of the brain persists throughout the life span. Grey matter in the hippocampus also increases, indicating that the creation of new nerve cells may be involved in the therapeutic effects produced by CI therapy.

Dr. Taub has received numerous awards for his research, which has been called one of the ten most exciting lines of neuroscience research. Nearly 400 papers have been published on the effects of CI therapy.


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Contact: Carolann Murphy
CMurphy@KesslerFoundation.org
973-324-8382
Kessler Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

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