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Webinar: Ask Me Anything – Dr. Wendy Chung

Date Published: January 28, 2021

In this recorded webinar, Dr. Wendy Chung answers your questions related to the SPARK study and autism.

Who is Wendy Chung?

Photo of Dr. Wendy Chung, SPARK's principal investigatorWendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D., serves as the principal investigator (P.I.) of SPARK, overseeing all aspects of SPARK development, with an emphasis on genetic research components of the project. She is also the P.I. for Simons Searchlight, which characterizes behavior and brain structure and function in participants with genetic variants believed to play a role in autism spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental disorders. As principal investigator of SPARK, she is leading the effort to build a community of individuals with autism and their families, working with them to better understand the causes of autism, and to develop better means of supporting individuals with the condition.