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

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An innovative approach: Integrating research + care

ACAR is a research centre that unites a network of researchers and clinicians across The Neuro, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and other McGill University-affiliated institutes.

We are unique in integrating specialized clinical care, research and training that includes our patients and their families in advancing discoveries.

Patients at the centre of autism research and care. What does ACAR's integrated model mean for you? Access to clinical specialists and personalized care, from childhood into adulthood; opportunities to advance research that will directly benefit you.

ACAR is powered by Open Science

We make use of The Neuro’s Open Science platforms:

This aligns with our values of open sharing and collaboration, and makes sure that research is available worldwide to speed up discoveries.

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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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