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About The Center

Creating solutions for families,
children and adults

The UNC Autism Research Center is a pan university institute dedicated to interdisciplinary research on autism spectrum disorder.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has long been one of the world’s premiere autism research universities. Now, the UNC Autism Research Center brings together world renowned research expertise to address autism’s greatest challenges. This integrated approach promises to deliver transformative research that has the potential to greatly enhance the quality of life of individuals with autism and their families, impacting outcomes across the lifespan. With UNC’s extraordinary depth and breadth of research expertise – from cells to services – it is uniquely positioned to conduct the kind of interdisciplinary research necessary to make major advances in the development of personalized treatments for autism.