Derrick MacFabe

ACN Board Member

Dr. MacFabe is Assistant Professor and Director of the Kilee Patchell-Evans Autism Research Group, Depts. of Psychology (Neuroscience) & Psychiatry (Division of Developmental Disabilities), at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.  He is also a Core Member of the iTARGET Autism Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. His research examines the role of the role of gut-brain interactions on the identification and possible treatments of autism spectrum disorders. Dr. MacFabe’s research examining potential gastrointestinal and infective links in autism has been listed among the “Top 50 Scientific Discoveries in Canada” by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and was featured on the Canadian –EU documentary “The Autism Enigma.” He was recently called to speak at the Nobel Forum, The Gut in Focus, at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.