2015 News Archive

  1. Ruth Litovsky

    Hearing Research

    Blue Sky Science: How do we hear?

    December 29, 2015

  2. Thumbnail for "Holiday Generosity from St. Peter's School, Reedsburg" story

    Down Syndrome

    Holiday Generosity from St. Peter’s School, Reedsburg

    December 17, 2015

  3. Regents


    UW System Regents, officials tour Waisman Center

    December 16, 2015

  4. Serotonin Stem Cell

    Stem Cells

    First serotonin neurons made from human stem cells

    December 14, 2015

  5. Marsha Mailick, PhD


    Positivity and inclusion go a long way to help individuals with autism spectrum disorders

    December 04, 2015

  6. Alexander disease


    Tracing a path towards neuronal cell death in Alexander disease

    December 02, 2015

  7. Dave Busta


    Thoughts of Gratitude: David Busta

    November 25, 2015

  8. Pet Scan

    Down Syndrome

    Waisman Center partners on new multi-site NIH initiative to find Alzheimer's biomarkers in Down syndrome

    November 20, 2015

  9. Autism

    Holiday Cards for Autism

    November 18, 2015

  10. Girl skipping


    Searching for Associations: New Waisman investigator studies child behavior disorders and the genetics and environment behind them

    November 17, 2015

  11. Divorce rates


    Divorce rate doesn’t go up as families of children with disabilities grow

    October 30, 2015

  12. Channel 3000 Editorial


    Help support autism, epilepsy research at weekend fundraiser

    October 15, 2015

  13. Genetics


    Genetic Counseling Students Learn to Serve Patients in Ever-Changing Field

    October 13, 2015

  14. Family

    Fragile X Syndrome

    Motherhood and mental health: Exploring the links between anxiety, depression and fragile X premutations

    September 29, 2015

  15. Stem Cells

    UW Eye Researchers Publish Second Study of Stem Cells and Blinding Eye Disease

    August 25, 2015

  16. Su-Chun Zhang

    Stem Cells

    Zhang’s startup looks to give hope to patients with neurological disorders

    July 22, 2015

  17. Su-Chun Zhang

    Awards & Honors

    Su-Chun Zhang named Steenbock Professor

    July 21, 2015

  18. Daniel J. Laxman


    Dads' parenting of children with autism improves moms' mental health

    July 16, 2015

  19. Autism Brain


    Frayed nerve bundle may spur autism's motor, social deficits

    July 14, 2015

  20. Su-Chun Zhang

    Stem Cells

    Expert: Editing stem cell genes will “revolutionize” biomedical research

    July 02, 2015

  21. Stem Cells

    Stem cell expert: Bart Starr treatment shows need for rigorous trials in U.S.

    June 22, 2015

  22. Fashion Show for All Abilities


    Ninth Annual Fashion Show for All Abilities Recap

    June 19, 2015

  23. Waisman Center

    Awards & Honors

    Ruth Munz receives Excellence in Early Education Award

    June 18, 2015

  24. Kindness curriculum


    Kindness in the Classroom

    June 18, 2015

  25. Zhao

    Fragile X Syndrome

    Fragile X proteins involved in proper neuron development

    June 10, 2015

  26. Jan Greenberg, PhD

    Awards & Honors

    Greenberg to fill research leadership post

    June 09, 2015

  27. Clinic photo


    Evjue Foundation awards grants to Waisman Center Clinics and Discovery Garden

    June 03, 2015

  28. Maureen Durkin


    Questions for Maureen Durkin: Understanding autism's rise

    June 02, 2015

  29. photo receptor cell


    Vision Research Month

    June 01, 2015

  30. Musicians Jeffrey Sikes and Stephanie Jutt take a bow after their performance


    2015 Spring Benefit Concert raises more than $25,000

    May 08, 2015

  31. stem cell image from the Zhang lab

    Stem Cells

    ALS Awareness Month

    May 04, 2015

  32. Leann Smith, PhD


    Autism and employment

    April 28, 2015

  33. Jenny Saffran, PhD

    Awards & Honors

    UW-Madison expert on infant learning elected to American Academy

    April 22, 2015

  34. Albee Messing, VMD, PhD

    Awards & Honors

    Messing named director of Waisman Center

    April 21, 2015

  35. Jieun Song, PhD


    Memory may suffer in mothers caring for children with disabilities

    April 14, 2015

  36. Brittany Travers, PhD


    Corpus callosum ages abnormally in autism

    April 10, 2015

  37. Andy Pohl

    Awards & Honors

    Morgridge Institute, UW partners select postdoctoral fellows

    April 08, 2015

  38. Teenage boy participating in a research study about communication


    Autism activities at the Waisman Center

    April 06, 2015

  39. Paul White, MA


    Paul White leads the Waisman Center's community outreach

    April 02, 2015

  40. Autism

    For adults with autism, a lack of support when they need it most

    March 23, 2015

  41. Jenny Saffran and a child participating in research


    Infants give strong clues to language learning

    March 22, 2015

  42. Young girl with Down syndrome playing outside

    Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome research and services at the Waisman Center

    March 16, 2015

  43. Two girls with fragile X syndrome playing on a jungle gym

    Fragile X Syndrome

    Merck funds fragile X research at the Waisman Center

    March 04, 2015

  44. Painting of a bird


    Waisman Center art featured at campus exhibit

    March 03, 2015

  45. David Gamm, MD, PhD


    Gamm's research aims to treat blinding diseases

    February 26, 2015

  46. Ruth Litovsky, PhD

    Awards & Honors

    Waisman Center investigator Ruth Litovsky, PhD named a Fulbright Scholar

    February 19, 2015

  47. David Wargowski, MD


    Autism study finds genetic mutation poor indicator

    February 08, 2015

  48. Su-Chun Zhang

    Stem Cells

    Laying a foundation for treating ALS, spinal cord injury

    February 02, 2015

  49. Hearing Research

    Hearing Research

    Hearing research at the Waisman Center

    January 29, 2015

  50. Kristin Shutts, PhD


    Living lab introduces the public to research on campus

    January 28, 2015

  51. Megan Farley


    Autism symptoms often missed in brief clinical appointments

    January 12, 2015