Australian families with children who have a confirmed FASD diagnosis and are under 15 years old are invited to participate in the FASD Australian Registry (FASDAR).
The FASDAR aims to maintain a central database of FASD cases in Australia in order to develop a greater understanding of FASD, inform new research, and help provide families with information about new services, effective treatments, peer support and resources.
Meet Dr Melissa Cheung: Introducing the FASD Australian Registry
Chief Investigator: Professor Elizabeth Elliott
Main contact: Dr Melissa Cheung, email@example.com
Organisation: The University of Sydney
Funding: Australian Government Department of Health
Dr Rebecca Pedruzzi: Working to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure
Meet Dr Rebecca Pedruzzi from the Telethon Kids Institute, whose research goal is to ensure women and their families are supported through effective public health campaigns to make the decision not to drink during pregnancy.
To learn more about other FASD research projects, head to: fasdhub.org.au
And to learn more about alcohol and pregnancy, head to: fasdhub.org.au/alcohol--pregnancy/