Category: Research

Ophthalmological findings in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders – A cohort study from childhood to adulthood.

Gyllencreutz E, et al. (January 2020) Ophthalmological findings in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders – A cohort study from childhood to adulthood. The most common refractive error was astigmatism. In children with FASD, ophthalmological findings like refractive errors, strabismus, and fundus abnormalities are frequent and continue into early adulthood. The characteristic facial features of FAS diminish […]

UQ researcher heads to Canada to study major cause of child psychological issues

Freya Lucas (17 October 2019) ‘UQ researcher heads to Canada to study major cause of child psychological issues’. University of Queensland (UQ) Associate Professor Deborah Askew will use her newly awarded Churchill Fellowship to visit urban First Nations communities in Canada and Alaska to learn more about a major cause of child psychological issues – fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). The Sector […]