New Department of Defense Grant to Study Fragile X Syndrome in Human Cells

Xinyu Zhao, PhD, and Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD, will partner on research over the next four years to better understand the molecular underpinnings behind the diversity of FXS symptoms and how that diversity may inform the search for effective therapies.

NIH Awards $10 Million to researchers at UW-Madison and the University of Utah for landmark study on aging in autistic adults

Recent studies suggest that older adults with ASD may have shorter life expectancies and more physical and mental health difficulties than the general population. A new, landmark longitudinal study of aging and autism hopes to better understand how differences in aging may impact the health outcomes of individuals with ASD.

El Waisman Center le da la bienvenida a nuevo investigador que estudiará el impacto de experiencias auditivas tempranas y procesamiento del habla en niños

Carlos Benítez-Barrera, PhD, quien lidera el laboratorio de Experiencias Auditivas Pediátricas y el Cerebro, está interesado en el impacto de experiencias auditivas tempranas, desarrollo del lenguaje, y percepción del habla en niños. También trae nuevas técnicas para ayudar a impulsar este campo de investigación.