Using neural stem cells derived from the fetal brains of rats, a team of Wisconsin scientists has devised a rudimentary blood-brain barrier in the lab.
Waisman researcher Maribeth Gettinger received a grant from the Institute on Race and Ethnicity for her organization of a campus reading group of books featuring racial/ethnic themes.
The brain’s emotional center is unusually small in autistic males with the most severe behavioral impairments, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers reported this month.
Medical geneticist Richard Pauli has made a career of helping families who have lost an infant to stillbirth.
Like most people, I’d never known anyone with the disorder or even heard anyone talk about it.
The story that Sandra Magana tells her social work classes is a tale of challenges and of how people rise to them.
Dr. Richard Davidson pioneered some of the world’s first research on meditation and its affect on the brain. With meditation, says Davidson, a person can train his or her mind to improve attention and regulate emotions; it can also improve a person’s level of happiness and well-being.
Psychologists have long known that memories of disturbing emotional events — such as an act of violence or the unexpected death of a loved one — are more vivid and deeply imprinted in the brain than mundane recollections of everyday matters.
Over 1,500 people attended the third annual Friends of the Waisman Center Films in the Field featuring “Over the Hedge” on Saturday, August 12, 2006 in the fields adjacent to the Center. While capturing the …
Waisman Center researcher David Gamm, MD, PhD has been named the first recipient of the Edwin and Dorothy Gamewell Professorship. The professorship was presented to the University of Wisconsin Eye Research Institute by the Retina …