Dr. Robert B. Perna
Texas Institute of Rehabilitation Research
Dr. Perna is a board certified pediatric and adult neuropsychologist and graduate school trained nurse and works at the Texas Institute of Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR). He has worked in neurorehabilitation for the past 18 years. Dr. Perna has published clinical research on the following topics: brain injury throughout the lifespan, developmental delays, gestational exposure to anesthetics and other drugs, perinatal cyanosis, the developmental effects of child maltreatment, types of neuroplasticity, and effort testing with children. Dr. Perna enjoys helping other authors present their best work and further our understanding of developmental neuroscience.