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Troy Torgerson | Transforming outcomes for patients
April 7, 2020
See how Troy Torgerson, Director of Experimental Immunology at the Allen Institute for Immunology, is leading cross-disciplinary teams to better understand the immune system.
Allen Institute announces new phase of neuroscience research
April 6, 2020
Data Stories | Understanding STING
April 2, 2020
See how researcher Kathryn McGuckin Wuertz is trying to understand the relationship between infectious diseases and neurological diseases.
Random chance in early brain development sets adult fruit flies’ personalities
March 24, 2020
Brain wiring asymmetry established as animals grow influences their innate behavior, a new study finds
An important message for our Allen Distinguished Investigators and Allen Discovery Centers
March 18, 2020
Thoughts and our continued support amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
Scientists recreated part of the mouse brain on a computer — and showed it movies
March 18, 2020
The 230,000-cell simulation of part of the visual system can serve as a testbed for understanding general principles of the brain, its creators say
What’s your favorite neuron? We asked 5 neuroscientists.
March 16, 2020
Once you’ve read this, you might have one too
Data Stories | What our heartbeats reveal about our brains
March 10, 2020
The human brain pulses every time the heart beats. Scientists have used that tiny jiggle to reveal new insights about our neurons.
Competition yields new approaches to trace development, cell by cell
March 4, 2020
New clues about a huge, rare human brain cell
March 3, 2020
Study finds human von Economo neurons’ closest cellular cousins and captures first electrical recordings from these large spindle-shaped brain cells.
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
In the News
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
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