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

ACAR announces recipients of 2022 McGill-ZNZ Neuroscience Partnership Grant

2 Nov 2022

The pilot projects foster international collaboration and scientific excellence in neurodevelopmental conditions

Meet Noémie Hébert-Lalonde

12 Sep 2022

Neuropsychologist and trainer in autism diagnosis, Noémie shares her motivations and why collaboration and knowledge transfer are so important to autism research and care

Open science in autism research: A chat with Amy Pearson and Daniel Poole

31 Aug 2022

For more than a decade, open research has garnered broad support from the scientific community, including autism researchers

Novel protocol captures autism voices across the spectrum

17 Aug 2022

Visual aids and other strategies make it possible to interview young autistic people with communication challenges and to draw out valuable responses for research purposes

Christine Tardif: advancing medical imaging

3 Aug 2022

Christine Tardif uses her computer engineering education to investigate the brain.

New faculty spotlight: Justine Cléry

2 Aug 2022

Justine Cléry's research aims to identify and understand how the mechanisms involved in sensory processing and social cognition evolve across a person's lifetime.

International collaborations driving neurodevelopmental research

19 Jul 2022

Researchers called to join forces to advance research and training through joint pilot project grant competitions.

The time has come for living systematic reviews in autism research

7 Jul 2022

While the inclusion of more recent estimates can improve accuracy and utility of systematic reviews, there is a key challenge: how can evidence influence policy if it cannot be updated in real time?

Training professionals to diagnose autism – key to improving access to care

1 Jun 2022

ACAR Clinic’s ECHO-Autism telementoring programme – the first in Quebec – aims to standardize best practices and increase knowledge about autism and related conditions among healthcare providers.


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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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