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The Azrieli Foundation’s generosity fuels innovation

From wearable technology that helps kids with autism manage anxiety to brain-computer interface systems that allow users to control their environment with their thoughts, the Bloorview Research Institute (BRI) is a hub of innovation for kids with disabilities.

Disability-inclusion advocates ponder the future, post-Ruderman

From wearable technology that helps kids with autism manage anxiety to brain-computer interface systems that allow users to control their environment with their thoughts, the Bloorview Research Institute (BRI) is a hub of innovation for kids with disabilities.

Ometz receives transformational gift from The Azrieli Foundation

“This new Centre aligns perfectly with our belief that every individual should have the opportunity to participate fully in their community. Many of the youth and young adults who will use this Centre have previously fallen between the gaps,” says Naomi Azrieli, Chair and CEO of the Azrieli Foundation. “This Centre will foster a much-needed sense of belonging, while addressing their physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs.”

New Partners on Fragile X Syndrome

Study establishes a North American collaborative partnership with research teams from the UC Davis MIND Institute, the University of Alberta Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, and the University of Montreal CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre.

‘I walked out and the world had transformed’: As CAMH remakes itself, patients feel the difference

Tom Churchill lived a life of hidden woe.

The 67-year-old Toronto investment manager, father and husband had suffered an inner depression since puberty.

Conquering brain disease requires both private and government funding

Today, the burden of brain disease – medically, financially and emotionally – has surpassed that of cancer and heart disease combined. One in three Canadians is directly affected by a brain disorder. These are diseases that demand a lifelong commitment.

CAMH builds on radioimaging legacy with creation of the Azrieli Centre for Neuro-Radiochemistry

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is home to Canada’s first positron emission tomography (PET) centre dedicated to mental illness research, and has a long-standing track record of pioneering new brain imaging agents.

The Azrieli Foundation gives $16 million for autism research

A new research centre in Montreal will help lift the shroud of mystery surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and lead to the development of better diagnostic tools and more effective therapies for people with autism.

Transformative donation of $16 million establishes new autism research centre at the Montreal Neurological Institute

The Azrieli Centre for Autism Research will foster innovations in therapy and a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The Azrieli National Institute for Human Brain Imaging and Research

The Azrieli National Institute for Human Brain Imaging and Research