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Mouse study reveals many new types of cells known as astrocytes and narrows their role in neurodegenerative disease
Scientists from Allen Institute and UW Medicine are opening up about our Alzheimer’s Disease Brain Cell Atlas on Reddit Sept. 12 from 9am-2pm (PT)
Researchers are developing a fitness wearable to personalize exercise and lower the risks of dementia
New data explores the cellular landscape of Alzheimer’s disease
Pinpointing the cellular roots of Alzheimer's disease to find new targets for treatments and therapies.
A massive dataset of 1.2M brain cells shines a light on disease’s cellular roots
Researchers are in the early stages of investigating the brain cells most vulnerable to this devastating form of dementia
Scientists release the first cell-by-cell atlas of the human blood-brain barrier.
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NPR - An international consortium involving hundreds of scientists has unveiled highly detailed maps of the brain area that controls movement.
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.
Most efforts to treat Alzheimer's disease simply haven't worked. That's why leading researchers in Seattle are teaming up with us to study early...
NPR - Three research institutions in Seattle have joined forces to study how Alzheimer's disease takes root in the brain.
$40.5M NIH-funded project aims to pinpoint cells at the root of the progressive brain disease and home in on new therapeutic targets
In September 2003, the Allen Institute – at the time, the Allen Institute for Brain Science – launched with just four employees, three-year job...
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