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Study maps all the types of neurons across two major structures of the mouse brain

May 18, 2021

Cell-type parts list of the mouse neocortex and the hippocampal formation yields new information about how the mammalian brain evolved and develops


Shannon Reynolds | Science in Sixty

May 19, 2021

In our latest Science in Sixty, meet Shannon Reynolds, who has always had a knack solving complex problems. 


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May 11, 2021

Applications for the 2021 cohort are now open. Apply by June 24, 2021.


Lab Notes | Fire Inside: The quest to understand and prevent rheumatoid arthritis

May 17, 2021

There is new hope for rheumatoid arthritis patients as researchers have come together for a collaborative project to uncover how the disease begins – and how to stop it in its tracks.


Brian Lee | Science in Sixty

May 12, 2021

Learn about Brian Lee's career journey and research in our latest Science in Sixty.


New technique explores the ins and outs of our immune cells

May 6, 2021

Method that captures 3 different characteristics of individual human cells at once can shed light on aging and disease

Our Impact on Science, and our World

Our knowledge, data and tools have been a catalyst across the world, allowing other scientists to accelerate their research and advance our understanding of human health and disease.

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See how researcher Kathryn McGuckin Wuertz is trying to understand the relationship between infectious diseases and neurological diseases
Researchers have succeeded in growing the most lifelike human skin in the lab to date. Allen Institute for Cell Science cell lines formed the basis for the human skin organoids.

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Our Revolutionary Scientific Resources

Atlases that map the brain, a ‚Äúperiodic table‚ÄĚ of cell types in the brain, and an observatory allowing for a large-scale approach to understanding the brain and watching neurons fire in real time, are all available on Allen Brain Map.
We created the first predictive and integrated 3D cell explorer and a collection of human stem cells to help improve the collective understanding of human cells in health‚ÄĒand ultimately disease, all available on the Allen Cell Explorer.

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