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Scientists are watching cells swallow microscopic beads in the hopes of better understanding the autoimmune disorder rheumatoid arthritis
What makes the human immune system healthy, and what goes wrong in disease?
Sarah Kaufmann-Fink was diagnosed with cancer as a college student. 17 years and one relapse later, she’s pushing for more research.
Greg Szeto Ph.D., Associate Investigator at The Allen Institute for Immunology, has a passion for immunology, virology, bioengineering, computer...
The Human Immune System Explorer offers an inside view into ongoing research on human health and disease
Ernie Coffey started his career in science with a bang. It was 1997 and he landed a job at one of the institutes participating in the sequencing of...
In the early '80s, Linda Sloate was a 30-year old mom raising three little kids when she became one of an estimated 20 million people worldwide living...
Method that captures 3 different characteristics of individual human cells at once can shed light on aging and disease.
The pandemic has revealed how much we really don’t know about our own immune systems, experts say
Seattle-area research organizations team up for a deep dive into patients’ immune responses to the novel coronavirus; results could contribute to...
Xiaojun Li shares the career path that brought him to become Director of Bioinformatics at the Allen Institute for Immunology, and why he’s excited...
Hack evolution, keep lifelong exposure records and more — immunologists share some of the far-out cellular feats happening in your body on a regular...
"This is simply one of the best opportunities on the planet to really redefine how the immune system will be characterized in the future." Tom Bumol,...
It’s hard to see a bright side to the current coronavirus pandemic. But if you ask Allen Institute immunologist Troy Torgerson, M.D., Ph.D., how an...
See how Troy Torgerson, Director of Experimental Immunology at the Allen Institute for Immunology, is leading cross-disciplinary teams in molecular...
Maria Melvin can credit a dress for catching her cancer early.
Ever since Alyssa Clements can remember, she’s wanted to be a doctor. Her father is a chiropractor in south New Jersey, and his business partner was...
Scientists everywhere are struggling with data. Paul Meijer, Ph.D., Director of Software Development at the newly launched Allen Institute for...
What happens when an immunologist gets a life-threatening, immune-related disease? In Bumol’s case, he doubles down on his research.
See how Peter Skene, director of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at the Allen Institute for Immunology is working to answer this question and...
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