Distinguished Investigators

Frontier Voices

Voices from the frontiers of bioscience 

Allen Distinguished Investigators and leaders at the Allen Discovery Centers are passionate thought leaders, explorers and innovators who seek world-changing breakthroughs in bioscience. Their research runs the gamut from population behavior of bacteria to human brain evolution. What they share is a pioneering spirit and the ability to imagine new frontiers of science.

Hear from researchers supported by the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group.

Rusty Gage, Ph.D.

Rusty Gage, Ph.D., studies the adult nervous system and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. He is President of the Salk Institute, an Allen Distinguished Investigator and leads an AHA-Allen Initiative team. Hear why he's excited about science's many unknowns.