Giizhik Klawiter has never been so much as a visitor to the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Waisman Center, but the 10-year-old boy with autism from Hayward, Wis., is one of the most faithful supporters of the center’s developmental disabilities research.
High levels of family stress in infancy are linked to differences in everyday brain function and anxiety in teenage girls, according to new results of a long-running population study by University of Wisconsin scientists.
For the first time, Wisconsin researchers have taken skin from patients and, using induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology, turned them into a laboratory model for an inherited type of macular degeneration.
The Waisman Center was featured in the Wisconsin State Journal recent article about the Wisconsin Science Festival.
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
David Gamm received the Visionary Award from the Foundation Fighting Blindness at the Dining in the Dark event.
A multimillion-dollar planned estate gift from Dr. Richard Morse (’67 MD) of New Orleans, will fund an interdisciplinary society of graduate student scholars to study childhood mental health and developmental disabilities in the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
David Gamm has been selected as director of the University of Wisconsin Eye Research Institute (ERI).
The first U.S. population prevalence study of mutations in the gene that causes fragile X syndrome may be more common than previously believed.
Stress may affect brain development in children according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.