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Balance challenges are more common among people with ASD, and difficulties with balance are thought to relate to more severe ASD symptoms and impaired activities in daily living.
Children living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have bachelor’s degrees are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder compared to kids from more affluent neighborhoods.
Early recipients of UW2020 funding, from the School of Music to the School of Medicine and Public Health and beyond, have assembled interdisciplinary teams to address their research questions and have attracted outside funding with initial support from the program.
Carl Ross has more than 26 years of experience advancing a wide range of cell and gene therapies, vaccines and therapeutic proteins into human clinical trials.
IRBs are charged with overseeing research involving human subjects, such as this study in the Infant Learning Lab at UW–Madison’s Waisman Center.
Researchers accurately identified individuals with a genetic condition known as fragile X premutation, linked to neurodegenerative disorders, infertility or having a child with fragile X syndrome.
Scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Waisman Center have shown one way in which human genetics and chronic stress interact to shape health and well-being later in life.
A new study led by Sigan Hartley looks at the daily experiences of these parents to provide a more detailed picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of couples raising a child with ASD.
The Center for Healthy Minds has become its own administrative unit under the College of Letters & Science, and it moved this week from the Waisman Center to the newly-renovated Kennedy Dairy Building at 625 W. Washington Ave.
Leaders of the University of Wisconsin–Madison lab that first transformed human stem cells into brain cells have started a company that produces and sells specialized neurons to drug researchers.
Sociology Professor Douglas Maynard has received many honors in his career but until recently, they never came with a sword.
The study is an important first step toward understanding a vital stage of early human development.
The Waisman Center is studying how helping kids with autism spectrum disorder improve their motor skills may have a positive impact on their symptoms.
UW System officials recently toured the Waisman Center, known for its groundbreaking work helping people with developmental disabilities and neurodegenerative disorders.