A new test may spur advances in drug discovery for a rare and debilitating neurological disorder. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a rare inherited neurological disorder, affects more than 2.8 million people around the globe.
In a set of meticulous experiments, scientists have demonstrated the ability of human embryonic stem cells to develop into nascent brain cells and, seeded into the intact brains of baby mice, further develop into healthy, functioning neural cells.
Marsha Mailick Seltzer, PhD, professor of social work and acting director of the UW-Madison Waisman Center, received the 2001 Distinguished Research Award from The Arc of the United States at its annual convention in New …
A gift of $2 million from the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation will support the continued growth of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center’s renowned programs in education, research and intervention for children with disabilities.
On Friday, September 7, HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson paid a visit to the Waisman Center. He was on campus in connection with the groundbreaking for the new Learning Center and asked to tour the new …
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Waisman Center will celebrate the completion of a $25 million expansion project with dedication ceremonies scheduled for Tuesday, September 4. The new facilities will support the center’s pioneering research, services, and education in human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases.
“Developmental Science: Genes, Brain, and Behavior,” a scientific symposium, will be presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Waisman Center on Wednesday, September 5.