About Lonnie Zwaigenbaum
Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum has earned an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Health Research (AHFMR) Health Scholar and Canadian Institutes for Health Research New Investigator (CIHR) Award. He has also been the recipient of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundations Endowed Chair in Autism Research. He is the co-director of the Autism Research Centre, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta, and is the chair of the Autism Speaks Baby Siblings Research Consortium. Dr. Zwaigenbaum’s research focuses on early development in autism. In this research, Dr. Zwaigenbaum and his colleagues are following a group of infant siblings of children with autism to identify certain risk markers which in turn may help in earlier diagnosis. This knowledge has helped as Dr. Zwaigenbaum has edited and published many works on the topic of ASD.