Axel Junker of the Waisman Center’s Community Ties program was recently honored with REM Wisconsin’s 2007 James Grudzynski Memorial Award. REM Wisconsin is the state’s largest provider of residences for individuals with developmental disabilities. The …
This award recognizes distinguished achievement and/or contributions
The building is locked. Most of the windows are dark. But in a small room on the first floor of the Waisman Center, a group of four is gathered around Richard Davidson.
Hallmarks of autism are characteristic behaviors – repetitive motions, problems interacting with others, impaired communication abilities – that occur in widely different combinations and degrees of severity among those who have the condition.
Two years after the National Institutes of Health created the National Stem Cell Bank, managers say the bank is starting to fulfill its mission: gathering the cells in one place, controlling their quality and shipping them to scientists at low cost.
By the time a baby is 10 months old, he or she typically will have heard about a million sentences and many millions more words.
New research in primates suggests that infants and children who carry a certain gene variant may be more vulnerable to the ill effects of fetal alcohol exposure.
With the help of a $7.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers will explore the potential of stem cells and natural growth factors to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The National Stem Cell Bank has announced that it has received select human embryonic stem cell lines from Novocell, a leading stem cell engineering company based in San Diego. With the addition of the new lines, the National Stem Cell Bank will have on deposit 14 of the 21 cell lines listed on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) federal registry.
Susan Smith, a professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received a prestigious MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health