$20,000 Will Go Toward Stem-cell Research Karen Rivedal, Wisconsin State Journal UW-Madison’s Waisman Center will get about $20,000 to help pay for stem-cell research from a fund-raiser organized by a UW-Madison graduate who was paralyzed …
Jon Miller named interim associate dean of Letters & Science
Dean Gary Sandefur has announced that Jon Miller, professor of communicative disorders and director of the Waisman Center’s Language Analysis Laboratory, has been named interim associate dean for research policy and outreach in the College of Letters and Science.
Richard Davidson’s research cited: the effect of meditation on brain
In the first scientific article to come from its pioneering studies of long-term Buddhist meditation practitioners, a UW-Madison team has found that long-term meditators (or “adepts”) show markedly different patterns of brain electrical oscillations compared to a group with no previous meditative experience, when both of them generated a standard meditative practice.
Heart-wrenching talk: Parents’ directness helps sick child deal with death
She stayed by her child’s side, prayed for her 5-year-old child’s health, and decided to always be honest with all three children about what was happening in the family.
Lawrence Shriberg Selected for ASHA Award
Lawrence Shriberg has won the Alfred K. Kawana Council of Editors Award for 2004 from the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association. “The award recognizes a sustained history of exemplary publications. It is awarded to a scholar whose journal …
Disabled UW grad’s fund-raiser to boost research
A Spinal Cord Injury Paralyzed Him And Now Motivates Him To Give To UW’s Waisman Center. By Karen Rivedal for the Wisconsin State Journal As anyone who’s ever earned a college degree knows, it’s not …
Protox Therapeutics signs manufacturing agreement with Waisman BioManufacturing Facility in Wisconsin
Protox Therapeutics Incorporated (“Protox”) today announced that it has entered into a manufacturing agreement with the Waisman Clinical BioManufacturing Facility (WCBF) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to manufacture clinical batches of PSA-PA1, its lead product in development for the treatment of localized prostate cancer.
Citywide classes for 4-year-olds?
By Lee Sensenbrenner Reprinted by permission Reporting success with a four-year-old kindergarten pilot program, the Madison Metropolitan School District is beginning talks to determine what a citywide initiative might look like next fall. A committee …
The search for happiness can take many paths.
Elizabeth Edwards Visits Waisman Center
Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic vice-presidential candidate John Edwards, visited the center on Monday, September 13. Her visit focused on the Waisman Center’s “translational research,” including the Stem Cell Research Program, the Waisman Clinical Biomanufacturing …