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Kessler Foundation scientists awarded New Jersey grants for brain injury research
Date:9/21/2012

longitudinal examination of the relationship between white matter pathology & cognitive impairment in traumatic brain injury using diffusion tensor imaging."

Dr. Weaver's interest is in chronic cognitive deficits that are a major cause of disability after TBI. Her research focuses on executive function, which is the ability to organize thoughts and activities, prioritize tasks, manage time efficiently, and make decisions. Developing rehabilitation interventions that improve executive function will minimize disability and aid performance of daily activities necessary for independent living. Task switching, i.e., the ability to switch between two simple tasks, has been found to be the best predictor of performance of tasks related to executive function. Dr. Weaver will compare the effects of task-switching in individuals with TBI and controls to determine whether this type of intervention can provide lasting benefits. She will use functional MRI to compare patterns of cerebral activation with task switching in both groups. Dr. Weaver's project is "The effects of task switching training on traumatic brain injury."

Drs. Genova, Weaver and Chiaravalloti have faculty appointments in the department of physical medicine & rehabilitation at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.


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Contact: Lauren Scrivo
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