Waisman Center 40th anniversary symposium and poster session

We invite you to celebrate the Waisman Center’s 40th anniversary!

On Thursday, October 3, the Waisman Center will host a 40th Anniversary Symposium featuring a distinguished line-up of scientists whose research focuses on developmental disabilities.

  • Daniel Geschwind, MD, PhD – Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry, UCLA — “Integrative Genomics in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)”
  • Steven Goldman, MD, PhD – Professor of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center — “Human Glial Progenitor Cell-Based Treatment and Modeling of Neurological Disorders”
  • Roger Reeves, PhD – Professor of Physiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine — “Changing the Future for Down Syndrome”
  • Stephanie Sherman, PhD – Professor of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine — “Fragile X-Associated Disorders: A Woman’s View From the Heart of the Family”

Please publicize this event, which is free and open to the entire community. A flyer detailing the day’s events is available here. We are deeply grateful to the following university partners for their sponsorship of this event: UW System, Chancellor’s Office, University Research Park, Department of Pediatrics, and Department of Psychiatry.

At the Waisman Center, we value our multidisciplinary collaborations that span the multiple missions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In the next 40 years, we aim to achieve even greater scientific milestones and continue to provide needed care that changes lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities and neurodegenerative diseases and their families.

Go here to register for the symposium.