Date Revised: January 13, 2021
We asked you for your questions related to the SPARK study and autism. Dr. Wendy Chung, the principal investigator of SPARK, will answer your questions live and take a few from the audience. Join us on January 27th at 08:00 PM Eastern Time.
Who is Wendy Chung?
Wendy 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.