We are human. We are the next frontier.
A statement from the Allen Institute:
Black Lives Matter.
We, the Allen Institute, stand with our Black employees.
We want to be more than allies. We want to further our commitment as accomplices.
We are in this together.
The Allen Institute is fiercely committed to solving some of the biggest mysteries of bioscience, researching the unknown of human biology, in the brain, the human cell and the immune system. At the same time, we are pushing the frontiers of bioscience to continue to explore the edges of scientific discovery.
Our scientists within each division collaborate in a team science approach, tackling big science projects. And everything learned within our walls is shared publicly across the world in what we call open science.
All this work is done to fulfill our founder Paul G. Allen’s vision for accelerating global progress towards improving health and lengthening life.
Read more about the Allen Institute in the news and stories highlighting accomplishments and partnerships.
Could treatments aimed at Alzheimer’s disease help combat COVID-19?
August 5, 2020
A team of cardiology researchers had a creative idea for a new way to treat dementia. Now they think it could help coronavirus patients too.
Team science in the era of remote work
July 14, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic dictates physical distance and many scientists are working from home, how can teams pivot to pull off coordinated research efforts?
Old age changes the way blood accesses the brain
July 7, 2020
A new study in mice shows that contrary to longstanding dogma, blood proteins easily cross into the brain, but transport machinery breaks down with age
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research and The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group Partner to Award $6.75M in New Grants to Drive the Next Wave of Novel Cancer Therapies
July 1, 2020
New “Blood Cancer Discoveries Grant Program” supported by a novel three-way collaboration
Seattle researchers team up to build hi-res brain map of Alzheimer's disease
June 25, 2020
$40.5M NIH-funded project aims to pinpoint cells at the root of the progressive brain disease and home in on new therapeutic targets
Cell Shorts | Lab-grown human skin holds promise for skin grafts
June 4, 2020
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.
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.
Learn more about our approach to collaborative, open science.