Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR): Transforming autism research, training and care -- improving lives via Open Science

Two Neuro projects funded by international partnership

Published: 14 June 2024

Researchers will study how hormones affect brain cancer and the role of neural circuits in social skills...

Alan Evans elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Published: 17 June 2024

Honour is recognition for a lifetime of leading research...

Supporting the next generation of autism researchers

5 Apr 2024

The Quebec Autism Research Training program is a competitive program offered by the Azrieli Centre for Autism Research and the Transforming Autism Care Consortium.

Navigating an epilepsy diagnosis

26 Mar 2024

Alex Slaney Ashton describes her experience with epilepsy, misconceptions about the disease and why she wanted to give back.

Delving into the world of Professor Carl Ernst

17 Dec 2023

Meet Professor Carl Ernst, a leading name in stem cell biology and genetic engineering, steering the Rare Neurodevelopmental Disorders Laboratory (RNDL) at The Neuro....

ACAR showcases its work on NDDs

3 Nov 2023

The Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) held a Symposium on Neurodevelopment and Neurodevelopmental Disorders during The Neuro’s annual retreat on Friday, June 2, 2023....

A conversation with WHO Caregiver Skills Training Program Master Trainers

16 Nov 2022

Marla Cable and Rebecca Fenton share what motivates them to empower Canadian caregivers and service providers to better support children with neurodevelopmental conditions

Equitable healthcare for autistic individuals

14 Nov 2022

Recipients of the Transforming Autism Care Consortium Partners for Change funding program aim to improve healthcare services for autistic minority-language speakers across Canada

Four burning questions with ACAR's newest member, Adrien Peyrache

4 Nov 2022

Peyrache joined the Azrieli Centre for Autism Research in 2022, committing to advancing discovery and mentoring future leaders in the science of neurodevelopment


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The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is a bilingual academic healthcare institution. We are a McGill research and teaching institute; delivering high-quality patient care, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. We are proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.



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