Autism Research

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. 

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

Autistic children’s sleep problems linked to behavioral regulation issues

8 Jul 2021

Sleep problems in young children with autism are associated with behavioral regulation difficulties later in childhood, according to a new longitudinal study

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

CANCELLED: ACAR-TACC Research Forum ft. Xiaoqian Chai


Large-Scale Brain Networks in Cognitive Development and Psychopathology ACAR-TACC Research Forum /neuroCategory: MNI

TACC Annual Conference 2020


The 3rd Annual TACC Conference “The Next Generation” is an opportunity to meet world-renowned experts in the field of autism.Omni Hotel Mont-Royal, 1050 Sherbrooke West, Montreal, QC, H3A 2R6, CA...


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The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is 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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