Krisa Research


Name: Laura Krisa, PhD
Position: Assistant Professor

901 Walnut Street
Room 514
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Dr. Laura Krisa received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2010.  She is a clinical neuroscience researcher with a basic science background. She works as an assistant professor in the departments of physical and occupational therapy at the Thomas Jefferson University. She is also part of the scientific staff at Shriners Hospital for Children-Philadelphia. Dr. Krisa's recent publications have focused on the use of advanced neuroimaging techniques as potential biomarkers in people with spinal cord injury.

Research Projects

Reliability Assessment of Subjective and Objective Measures of Spinal Cord Injury using the NINDS SCI MRI CDE Instrument

Source: Craig H. Neilsen Foundation 
Project Period : 1/2/2017 – 12/31/2019
Role: Collaborator

Metal Artifact Characterization in Spinal Cord Injury

Source: Craig H. Neilsen Foundation 
Project Period : 10/01/2016 - 9/30/2019
Role: Collaborator

Neuroimaging based on DTI as a biomarker for spinal cord injury in children

Source: National Institute of Health
Project Period: 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2018
Role: Co-Investigator