Four Waisman Center director finalists to present public seminars

Four finalists for director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Waisman Center, one of the nation’s premier hubs for research and clinical outreach on human development, developmental disability and neurodegenerative disease, will be presenting public seminars during the next four weeks.

The schedule for the seminars is:

Ruth Litovsky
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (noon to 1:15 p.m.)
“Translational work in cochlear implants: a model for advancing scientific discovery throughout the lifespan”

Qiang Chang
Tuesday, Jan. 30 (noon to 1:15 p.m.)
“Understanding developmental disabilities — Rett syndrome as a case study”

Steven Small
Tuesday, Feb. 6 (noon to 1:15 p.m.)
“Typical and atypical development of brain circuits for language”

Katie Hustad
Tuesday, Feb. 13 (noon to 1:15 p.m.)
“Longitudinal speech and language development in children with cerebral palsy: Predictors, outcomes, and evidence”

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