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From probing neurons to grabbing microscope slides, cutting-edge equipment is helping neuroscientists advance research faster
Monte Strohl donated his brain to research after his death, hoping to fuel science and help others with neurodegenerative conditions.
Far-ranging neurons, targets for psychedelic drugs, and complex influence on brain activity — new studies yield insight into this tiny, sheet-like...
Hongkui's work has transformed our understanding of the brain. Her bold leadership of a large-scale project to define all the different types of cells...
This seminal study provides a roadmap for biologists to understand organization of different kinds of cells in a measurable, quantitative way.
Technique built off rabies virus lets scientists trace backward flow of neural activity in the mouse brain
Highlights include our 2022 annual report, our latest Lab Notes podcast, newly announced Allen Distinguished Investigators, and more.
Allen Institute researchers are tackling the next frontiers of science
$10M in research funding will support cutting-edge projects in protein lifespan and nutrient sensing
Today the Allen Institute named Helen Protheroe as Executive Director, Global Partnerships and Philanthropy, and Arden Yang as Vice President,...
Six early-career neuroscientists will help guide research into the complexities of the mammalian brain
3D structures of cells and connections reveal new role for an understudied brain cell
Neuroscientists send live human brain samples on a trip to glean insights into consciousness, therapy for depression and anxiety
Neuroscientists are shedding literal light on the mouse claustrum, a tiny part of the brain with an outsized number of connections
In circuit neuroscience
Mouse study reveals many new types of cells known as astrocytes and narrows their role in neurodegenerative disease
Quality control spies a spooky brain
The Allen Institute has announced that Chris Beaudoin will join as its next Chief Operations Officer in mid-November. Beaudoin brings more than two...
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