Read more about the comprehensive, collaborative and innovative research programs taking place at the Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) to increase value and impact of scientific discoveries for people with autism and related conditions and their families. 

ACAR announces recipients of international collaboration funding program

29 Nov 2021

The Neuroscience Centre Zurich-McGill University Neurodevelopmental Disorder Research Collaboration supports international partnerships and fosters scientific excellence

Jean-Francois Poulin

Jean-Francois Poulin, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University. He joined the Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) in 2021. 

Aparna Suvrathan

Aparna Suvrathan, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Department of Pediatrics. Her lab is part of the Centre for Research in Neuroscience (CRN)...

Clinic fills critical gap in autism care

17 Nov 2021

The interdisciplinary ACAR Clinic provides continuity of care to patients of all ages

Wayne Sossin

Wayne Sossin, PhD, is a James McGill Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at The Neuro, where he also leads the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Group.

Wei-Hsiang Huang

Wei-Hsiang Huang, PhD, is a neuroscientist at the Center for Research in Neuroscience (CRN) at the department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University. ...

Boris Bernhardt

Boris Bernhardt, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Canada Research Chair, and directs the Multimodal Imaging and Connectome Analysis Lab at The Neuro....

Driving innovation in autism research

18 Oct 2021

The Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) announces the winners of its competitive peer-review grant program, which drives discoveries that will greatly improve our understanding of autism

Beyond the bench: A conversation with Mayada Elsabbagh

13 Oct 2021

A lab is a bit like a kitchen, with a multitude of “dishes” simmering at once, ACAR's associate director tells Spectrum


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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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