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Webinar: SPARK and the Future of Autism Research

Date Published: April 26, 2023

In this recorded webinar, SPARK’s Principal Investigator, Dr. Wendy Chung, discusses the progress that has been made in the field of autism research, including SPARK findings, and what SPARK hopes to learn moving forward.

Who is Wendy Chung?

Wendy Chung serves as the principal investigator of SPARK. As principal investigator of SPARK, she leads 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 and improving lives. A clinical and molecular geneticist, Chung received a B.A. in biochemistry and economics from Cornell University, an M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, and a Ph.D. in genetics from Rockefeller University. She is the Director of clinical research at SFARI and the Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Columbia University.