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VP Cheryl Dessanayake named Western Pacific Regional Lead

ASfAR is pleased to announce that our Vice President Professor Cheryl Dissanayake will be the Regional Lead of the Western Pacific region on a new Global Senior Leaders Committee initiative by INSAR (International Society for Autism Research), which aims to ensure that all regions/ countries in the world are represented in INSAR by a senior autism researcher/ clinician.

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Australasia world leader in autism research

Results show Australasian researchers are delivering results for the autistic community with our research output being much greater than would be expected.  In a recent bibliographic analysis, it was found that two Australiasian sites, Australia and Japan, provide much more research related to autism than would be expected on the basis of their population size.  Australia was 4th in world and Japan was 8th for Autism Research.  For more details, see https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5010546/

Cheryl Disanayake appointed VP of INSAR

ASfAR is pleased and proud to announce that our ASfAR Vice-President Prof. Cheryl Dissanayake has been elected Vice-President of the International COmmittee for Autism Research (INSAR) in May 2019 at the INSAR annual meeting in Montreal, Canada! Congratulations to Cheryl and we look forward to building meaningful links with INSAR and promoting good autism research from the Asia Pacific internationally!