Marsha Mailick Seltzer received one of 47 grants awarded by Autism Speaks
Seltzer shares expertise in LA Times autism series
Seltzer, an autism expert at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studies how lifelong caregiving affects the well-being of parents and siblings of individuals with disabilities, including autism.
Study by Waisman Center affiliate Whitney Witt: Mothers of tiny babies suffer, too
Babies born at very low birth weights struggle in their early years and a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers suggests that their mothers do, too.
Poor Mental Health Before Pregnancy Increases Risk for Pregnancy Complications
Poor mental health before pregnancy predicts which pregnant women are most likely to have a pregnancy complication and give birth to a low birth-weight baby, a new nationwide survey reveals.
Implanted neurons, grown in the lab, take charge of brain circuitry
Among the many hurdles to be cleared before human embryonic stem cells can achieve their therapeutic potential is determining whether or not transplanted cells can functionally integrate into target organs or tissues.
Gail Chodron recieves AUCD’s 2011 Young Professional Award
Gail Chodron of the Waisman Center has been chosen to recieve the 2011 Young Professional Award
Deaf children: Study shows significant language progress after two cochlear implants
An ongoing study of 45 deaf children who had two cochlear implants finds that their language skills are within the normal range.
Leann Smith awarded autism treatment study grant from Autism Speaks
Smith received the grant to support a pilot study that will test the effectiveness of “Transitioning Together,” an adolescent-and-family intervention for reducing stress and improving coping strategies during the transition to adulthood.
Medical foods for PKU diet enter phase II clinical trials
Mealtimes aren’t quite as enjoyable for people with phenylketonuria (PKU) as they are for the rest of us.
Dylan’s Run/Walk for Autism
Over two thousand people participated in Dylan’s Run on September 11th, 2011 in Milwaukee.