UW-Madison recently announced the second round of recipients for the Research Forward program with Seth Pollak, PhD, a Waisman investigator among them.
From physicians to speech language pathologists, to social workers and nutritionists, there are a wide range of professionals that help to support the services and supports that help people with IDD to thrive.
The start of the Waisman Center’s Bone Dysplasia Clinic was a case of serendipity. It was 1980 and Richard Pauli, MD, a pediatric geneticist, had just arrived at UW-Madison. Over the course of the year, Pauli settled into his new role at UW Hospital. Then in 1981, he was approached by radiologist Len Langer, MD, with a strange request.
A newer cancer drug may also be a treatment option for a leading intellectual and developmental disability. Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common form of inherited intellectual disability.
Durante más de 26 años, el Programa de Capacitación Postdoctoral en Investigación de Discapacidades Intelectuales y del Desarrollo del centro ha ayudado a dar forma a las carreras y trayectorias de 53 investigadores postdoctorales a través de capacitación multidisciplinaria en investigación social, epidemiológica, conductual y bioconductual sobre discapacidades intelectuales y del desarrollo (IDD, en inglés).
For more than 26 years, the center’s Postdoctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research has helped shape the careers and research paths of 53 postdoctoral researchers through multidisciplinary training in social, epidemiological, behavioral and biobehavioral research on intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
James Li, PhD, associate professor of psychology and a Waisman Center investigator, has been awarded the inaugural A.A. Alexander Professorship in recognition of his significant collaborations between the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology at UW-Madison.
Un vistazo al nuevo programa de terapia de autismo grupal del Waisman Center Por Emily Leclerc, Escritora Científica, Waisman Center Nota: Lizzie Oster prefiere que se refieran a ella como persona autista en lugar de …
Elizabeth “Lizzie” Oster was 16 when she was diagnosed with autism. Most autistic people are diagnosed young, typically between the ages of four and five according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and can start treatment and therapy early. For Lizzie, this wasn’t how it went.
Two Waisman investigators were recently awarded a new professor title track at UW-Madison.