Scientists using diffusion tensor imaging have been able to identify individuals with autism 94% of the time
How does childhood environment shape the human brain? Can caregiver abuse and neglect – as well as nurturing – promote behaviors and reaction patterns that last a lifetime?
Susan Axelrod is Chair and founding member of Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE).
Can we exercise our brains to make ourselves happier, healthier and more compassionate?
The grant will fund development work that will focus on the efficacy of a genetically modified living human skin substitute called ExpressGraftEnhance tissue in the prevention and disruption of biofilms. A biofilm is a community of bacteria growing in a matrix that adheres to a surface.
Former UW-Madison chancellor John Wiley has served as interim director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery since November 2008.
A recent sconcludes that the prevalence of children being served under the special education autism category in Wisconsin seems to be leveling off in the school districts with the highest prevalence rates.
As researchers delve further into the genetic basis for disease, they face a conundrum: finding enough affected people who can fill out a true picture of mutations that can vary from one person to another.
Waisman Center researcher David M. Gamm, MD, PhD, has been awarded a vision research grant for “The Role of MITF in Early Retinal Fate Determination in Human Embryonic Stem Cells”.
The Waisman Early Childhood Program (WECP) is a laboratory preschool administered by the Waisman Center.