Among the many hurdles to be cleared before human embryonic stem cells can achieve their therapeutic potential is determining whether or not transplanted cells can functionally integrate into target organs or tissues.
Smith received the grant to support a pilot study that will test the effectiveness of "Transitioning Together," an adolescent-and-family intervention for reducing stress and improving coping strategies during the transition to adulthood.
A research article from the Vocal Tract Development Laboratory at the Waisman Center (Principal Investigator, Houri K. Vorperian, Ph.D.) is the recipient of the 2010 Editor's Award for the Speech section of the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.
Gail Chodron is one of 11 leaders selected from across the nation to serve as an Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) "Learn the Signs. Act Early." program.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has received a $673,483 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to help improve the health of children and young adults with neurodevelopmental and other related disabilities like autism, the agency announced Thursday.
Soon, some treatments for blinding eye diseases might be developed and tested using retina-like tissues produced from the patient’s own skin, thanks to a series of discoveries reported by a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison …
Long considered to be little more than putty in the brain and spinal cord, the star-shaped astrocyte has found new respect among neuroscientists who have begun to recognize its many functions in the brain, not to mention its role in a range of disorders of the central nervous system.
Newborn neurons in the adult hippocampus may help form new memories. If so, might neurogenesis play a role in neurological disorders and adult mental retardation? New research into Fragile X syndrome suggests so. This disorder …
Marsha Mailick Seltzer, PhD, Waisman Center director and Vaughan Bascom and Elizabeth M. Boggs Professor, is among four faculty to receive this year's Hilldale Award—the University's most prestigious honor for faculty members.