English Por: Charlene N. Rivera Bonet, Escritora Científica, Waisman Center Más de dos décadas de investigación fundamental de la enfermedad de Parkinson dirigida por Su-Chun Zhang, MD, PhD, profesor de neurociencia y neurología en la …
Over two decades of fundamental research in Parkinson’s disease led by Su-Chun Zhang, MD, PhD, professor of neuroscience and neurology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Waisman investigator, has culminated in the development of a promising stem cell-based treatment for the disease.
While working as a health care administrator in Santa Cruz, California during the 2015 Zika virus outbreak, Jose Martinez realized his background in chemistry and pharmacology could be harnessed to set policies that are grounded in science.
James Thomson helped the scientific world turn its attention to the shape-shifting stem cells that give rise to all of the building blocks of complex living organisms, from skin and bone, to hearts and blood, to neurons and brains.
In honor of Developmental Disabilities Awareness month during March, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued a proclamation raising awareness and highlighting the many contributions of Wisconsinites with disabilities. The proclamation also underscores the barriers and challenges …
While researchers believe there is no single cause for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), two new studies by Luigi Puglielli, MD, PhD, reveal a new potential genetic connection as a cause of the condition.
Our understanding of language relies on more than just the spoken word. A myriad of external cues, like nonverbal signals and a person’s characteristics, contribute to how we understand and process language as we speak and communicate with others.
Eva Susan Borenitsch was magical. She knew no limits. “We called her our little unicorn,” says her mom Emily Borenitsch.
For something so small, neurons can be quite complex — not only because there are billions of them in a brain, but because their function can be influenced by many factors, like their shape and genetic makeup.
Source: School of Medicine and Public Health Image above: A mature retinal organoid (left) and its cone photoreceptors Researchers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have successfully shown that a …