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ACAR Stories

Virtual training improves clinician skills in diagnosing autism

31 May 2021

Led by ACAR's clinical psychologist Mandy Steiman, participants gained skills toward diagnosing autism across ages, developmental levels and language skills

Thin insulation may explain atypical cortical thickness seen in autism

3 May 2021

A dearth of insulation around neuronal projections may explain why some parts of the cerebral cortex can appear thicker in brain scans of autistic people, according to a new study by ACAR member...

Using Open Science, computer modeling, and machine learning to understand autism

13 Apr 2021

Latest research by ACAR member Boris Bernhardt and colleagues reveals interactions between the subcortical and cortical regions of the brain differ between autistic and non-autistic people

Advances in music-based interventions for autistic children

9 Mar 2021

ACAR member Aparna Nadig and colleagues determine the "active ingredients" in music-based interventions that produce positive outcomes in autism

New projects focused on autism

25 Jan 2021

Research will study role of hormones, genetics and immune response in the disorder

The Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) – taking the lead

26 Oct 2020

What ACAR means for people with autism: opportunities to participate in studies, access to clinical specialists, and hope for new interventions through innovative research models.

ACAR Appoints Associate Director (Fundamental Research)

3 Sep 2020

Dr. Stefano Stifani has been appointed as Associate Director (Fundamental Research) of the Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR)

Autism Awareness Month

14 Apr 2020

International collaboration and open data help bridge the knowledge gap for autism

Gairdner Foundation recognizes Dr. Guy Rouleau with prestigious award

31 Mar 2020

The Neuro’s director has been a driving force in neurological disease research and Open Science leadership

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