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

Mission, Vision and Values

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

Understanding neurodevelopmental conditions like autism require a comprehensive approach -- this is where ACAR comes in:

OUR MISSION

Our goal is to improve the lives of all affected by autism and related conditions by:

  • Better understanding the mechanisms underlying autism
  • Developing new diagnostic tools and effective interventions through transformative translational research
  • Training existing and new generations of fundamental and clinical autism researchers
OUR VISION 

To be a world-leading research centre that improves the lives of autistic people and their families (this includes other people in their close support networks)

OUR VALUES

We are committed to:

  • Realizing opportunities for successful community inclusion in all aspects of our work
  • Research excellence and integrity in the spirit of Open Science, collaboration and accountability

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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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