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.

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.

Azrieli Foundation makes single largest donation to Bar-Ilan University

By injecting $50 Million into BIU’s School of Medicine, the Azrieli Foundation hopes to change the landscape of healthcare and medical education in northern Israel.

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.

Azrieli Foundation Partners with Federal Government in $15 Million Investment in Fragile X and Autism Research in Canada

Together with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Azrieli Foundation announced today an increased funding commitment to the Azrieli Neurodevelopmental Research Program bringing its total investment to $15 million.

Living As Pioneers by Naomi Azrieli

Research into the workings of the human brain has been described as the “last frontier of science” and, especially in recent years, neuroscientists are frequently compared to “pioneers” — pushing out and enlarging the borders of our understanding in new and wholly unexpected ways. The tag also suggests the need to be creative, open to new ways of seeing and ready for hard work.