The Civitan International Research Center is an interdisciplinary center dedicated to improving lives through neurodevelopmental research and the prevention and treatment of developmental disabilities. Established in 1989, the CIRC now includes over 90 scientists, clinicians and research staff from around the globe. Dr. Alan Percy is the current interim director and is joined by Dr. Lucas Pozzo-Miller as the scientific co-director. Research and clinical activities include autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis, constrain therapy, Rett syndrome, Alexander's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease among others.