People with metabolic disorders who require formula to ensure adequate nutrition are among those dealing with a months long shortage — the Waisman Center at UW-Madison is seeking to help source alternatives, even as such options can be stressful.
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.
English Por: Charlene N. Rivera Bonet, Escritora Científica, Waisman Center Un pilar del Waisman Center es invertir en la próxima generación de líderes de investigación a través de la capacitación y la educación. Durante más …
Espanol By Charlene N. Rivera-Bonet, Waisman Science Writer A pillar of the Waisman Center is investing in the next generation of research leaders through training and education. For more than 26 years, the center’s Postdoctoral …
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.