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The neurons that respond to novelty
February 26, 2020
When mice see unfamiliar images, certain neurons in the visual part of their brains kick into high gear. Scientists think these neurons could be involved in learning.
Allen Institute adds former Washington governor, executives from JPMorgan Chase and Deloitte to Board of Directors
February 19, 2020
A new discovery about ALS
February 13, 2020
Stem cell researcher Evangelos Kiskinis and his colleagues discovered a strange — literal — wrinkle in neurons from ALS patients. Allen Institute for Cell Science resources are helping them study these features in more detail.
News from the Allen Institute: February 2020
February 13, 2020
Highlights include a Cell Shorts featuring a new discovery about ALS, a story following a neuron's journey to become data, lymphoma research by an Allen Distinguished Investigator, upcoming events, and more.
From brains to big data: How neuroscientists scale up research
February 12, 2020
A neuron’s months-long journey through the many sterile-gloved hands that make up a science pipeline
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Epilepsy treatment side effect: New insights about the brain
February 11, 2020
Live brain tissue donations by neurosurgery patients like Genette Hofmann are helping our scientists learn more about the brain.
News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: February 2020
February 5, 2020
Highlights include: new cell lines available, a new tutorial for the Allen Cell Structure Segmenter, upcoming events, and more.
News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: January 2020
January 30, 2020
Highlights include upcoming events, new research by Allen Distinguished Investigator Christian Steidl, M.D., new Frontier Voices videos, and more.
Hodgkin lymphoma recruits and trains immune cells to help it thrive
January 14, 2020
Study also highlights possible new targets for treatment, how to better tailor cancer therapies for individual patients
A visual year in review: 13 highlights from the Allen Institute in 2019
December 18, 2019
A look back on the year’s major moments in neuroscience, cell biology, immunology and the frontiers of bioscience
These visual neurons don’t work the way scientists thought, study finds
December 16, 2019
Less than 10% of neurons in the mouse visual system behave the way scientists thought most such cells work to perceive the outside world. What the other 90% are doing is far from clear.
News from the Allen Institute for Brain Science: December 2019
December 11, 2019
Highlights include a new high-resolution map of how the brain is wired, a new Data Stories, mouse neurons unique to male or female brains, and more.
These small proteins reveal a new kind of brain diversity
December 5, 2019
Endorphins and other neuropeptides vary widely between brain cell types and point to new possible targets for psychiatric drugs, study finds
2019 Annual Report: Unlocking the mysteries of us
December 3, 2019
At the Allen Institute, we're bringing our unique approach to bear on human biology.
Data Stories | How bird brains help us understand our own
December 2, 2019
Erich Jarvis studies how vocal learning evolves. Allen Institute resources are helping him connect the dots from bird song to human speech.
News from the Allen Institute: November 2019
November 22, 2019
What's new at the Allen Institute? Highlights include a melanoma survivor’s journey, an epilepsy patient who donated his brain tissue, a new cell biology method, and more.
News from the Allen Institute for Immunology: November 2019
November 13, 2019
Highlights include a patients journey with melanoma, a feature on Immunology director Peter Skene, a Q&A with the Allen Institute for Immunology's first employee, and more.
Peter Skene | Transforming outcomes for patients
November 13, 2019
See how Peter Skene, director of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at the Allen Institute for Immunology is working to transform outcomes for patients.
Out of Balance | Maria’s journey with melanoma
November 11, 2019
A fortuitous event led to an early diagnosis. Ten years later, her cancer journey is not over.
News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: November 2019
November 7, 2019
Highlights include newly awarded Allen Distinguished Investigators, a DREAM Challenge on developmental lineage, research on brain-intestine circadian signals, and more.
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