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In addition to basic research, the Araya lab at the Ste Justine Children's Hospital Research Centre is actively studying a model of Fragile X syndrome, a genetic condition that causes a range of developmental delays, learning disabilities and cognitive impairments and is the most common known cause of Autism.


In 2021 the Araya lab added a Shank3 mutation model of autism spectrum disorders

to its research projects.

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Funding was initially provided by SRCF and a CIHR grant.

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Publication Announcement

"The research team's work not only provides insight into the mechanism at the cellular level, but also opens the door to new targets for therapeutic strategies"

Fragil X syndrome News
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Dr Diana Mitchell

Postdoctoral Researcher
at the ARAYAlab

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News June 2021

Awarded a Fellowship at the Quebec Autism Research Training (QART) Program

"QART seeks to build a collaborative learning community with fellows at the center. Successful trainees will contribute to building an inclusive learning environment that promotes dialogue, critical thinking, and exchange with cross-sector stakeholders including other researchers, professionals, decision-makers, and the autism community"

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