H. Hill Goldsmith, Ph.D., has been elected President of the Behavior Genetics Association.
A photograph of a neural stem cell taken by Waisman researcher Su Chun Zhang is featured on the cover of a new publication, Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research.
Morton Ann Gernsbacher, the Vilas Research Professor and Sir Frederic C. Bartlett Professor of Psychology at UW-Madison, is president-elect of the American Psychological Society, an international organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology.
Outreach program manager/augmentative and alternative communication specialist at the Communication Aids and Systems Clinic (CASC) and Communication Development Program (CDP) at UW-Madison’s Waisman Center.
Over 600 people attended the Friends of the Waisman Center Second Annual Films in the Field on Saturday, August 13, 2005 in the athletic fields adjacent to the Waisman Center.
The Friends reception took place on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the 8th floor Ziemann Suite.
In an effort to develop new techniques to repair and protect the nervous system in multiple sclerosis patients, including the use of human stem cells, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has awarded $3.4 million to a team of UW-Madison scientists.
Boosting levels of two critical proteins that normally shut down during Huntington’s disease, researchers at UW-Madison and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have cured fruit flies of the genetic, neurodegenerative condition.
Addressing a persistent debate in the field of dyslexia research, scientists have disproved the popular theory that deficits in certain visual processes cause the spelling and reading woes commonly suffered by people with dyslexia.
For a young child whose mother is imprisoned, life’s prospects are predictably grim.