Core Services

The Waisman Center Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Research Center facilitates the advancement and integration of behavioral and biological research by providing vital resources and services to investigators through four scientific cores. Additional services, including the design and preparation of scientific posters for conferences, and manufacturing and testing of biological pharmaceuticals for clinical trials, are also available.

Scientific Cores (Under Revision)

Required Core Grant Acknowledgements

All Waisman Center IDDRC Principal Investigators are expected to acknowledge their Waisman Center IDDRC affiliation and their use of Waisman Center Cores in all published papers.

For example: "This study was supported in part by a core grant to the Waisman Center from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (P30 HD03352)."

Note: For projects starting September 2016 or later, use the following example:  "This study was supported in part by a core grant to the Waisman Center from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U54 HD090256)."

Quick Facts

The Waisman Center is one of 14 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers, one of 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and 43 LEND programs in the U.S.

Become a Waisman Center Researcher

To become a Waisman Center researcher, investigators must have at least one extramurally funded project that is relevant to developmental disabilities or neurodegenerative diseases as outlined in our mission statement.

If you have questions or would like further information about the Waisman Center please contact:

Albee Messing, VMD, PhD
Director, Waisman Center
608.263.5940 | messing@waisman.wisc.edu