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Webinar: SPARK-Past, Present, and Future

Date Published: April 10, 2024

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?

A photograph of SPARK's principal investigator, Dr. Wendy ChungAs principal investigator of SPARK, Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D., 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 currently the Chief of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and on the faculty at Harvard Medical School.