Join UCLA CART for a FREE lecture and Q&A with Dr. Wendy Chung on May 3, 2018 from 7-8pm at UCLA!
"SPARKing Partnerships in Autism Research"
Dr. Wendy Chung is a board certified clinical geneticist with a PhD in molecular genetics. Dr. Chung serves as the principal investigator 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 the Simons Variation in Individuals Project, which characterizes behavior and brain structure and function in participants with genetic variants believed to play a role in autism spectrum 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. She evaluates opportunities to develop new treatments and supports for autism and new outcome measures to evaluate the efficacy of these treatments.
Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 7-8 PM
Location: UCLA Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium
635 Charles E. Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095a
For more information, contact: (310) 825-9041 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org