Updates

Azrieli Foundation makes a visionary gift of $10 million to CIFAR

CIFAR announced a historic $10 million gift from The Azrieli Foundation at a special event Thursday night, June 9, 2016, at Koerner Hall in Toronto. The gift is the largest CIFAR has received from a philanthropic foundation in its history.
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Scientists Generate a New Type of Human Stem Cell That Has Half a Genome

The Azrieli Foundation is pleased to share news of a breakthrough discovery of a new type of human stem cells through work done at the Azrieli Centre for Stem Cells and Genetic Research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; the
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Azrieli Foundation and Concordia University respond to BDS Vote

The Azrieli Foundation was deeply disappointed to learn that the Concordia Student Union (CSU) included a referendum question on its by-election ballot asking its membership whether they approve of the CSU endorsing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against
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Fragile X study offers hope of new autism treatment

The Azrieli Neurodevelopmental Research Program (ANRP), a partnership between the Azrieli Foundation and Brain Canada, supports advanced research on neurodevelopmental disorders, with a focus on Fragile X Syndrome. Research out of the McGill University lab of Dr. Nachum Sonenberg, supported
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