A science trailblazer retires: Stem cell researcher James Thomson’s legacy changed the future of biology

James Thomson helped the scientific world turn its attention to the shape-shifting stem cells that give rise to all of the building blocks of complex living organisms, from skin and bone, to hearts and blood, to neurons and brains.

Gov. Evers proclaims March Developmental Disabilities Awareness

In honor of Developmental Disabilities Awareness month during March, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued a proclamation raising awareness and highlighting the many contributions of Wisconsinites with disabilities. The proclamation also underscores the barriers and challenges …

Janet E. Lainhart honored with AACAP George Tarjan Award

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) has awarded Janet E. Lainhart, MD, a pediatrician, psychiatrist, professor in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Waisman Center investigator, the 2021 AACAP George Tarjan, MD, Award for Contributions in Developmental Disabilities.