Azrieli Centre for Autism Research

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

Second Joint McGill–ZNZ Workshop: focus on Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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This Workshop is the latest scientific event for the longstanding partnership between McGill University, The Neuro, and the Neuroscience Center Zurich (ZNZ)./neuroCategory: Medicine Research MNI

23rd Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience

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Advancing understanding of nervous system development and neurodevelopmental disorders ONLINE: Live and On-demand | May 25-27, 2021/neuroCategory: Medicine Research MNI

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The Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) is a state-of-the-art research centre that transforms research, training and care to improve quality of life for autistic people and their families.    

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Autism is a complex multifaceted group of conditions, described by the umbrella term autism spectrum disorder....

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

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The Neuro 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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