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Your life history is written in your cells' mutations

April 13, 2021

New study traces developmental history of the human body using small differences in DNA between each of our cells

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How old is this bat? A new DNA-based test can tell.

March 23, 2021

Molecular clock links immunity, cancer suppression to bats’ extraordinarily long lives; new method could also help conservation efforts

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New Allen Distinguished Investigators will tackle unanswered questions about metabolism and the immune system

February 3, 2021

Awards announced today by The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group will fund research in health, disease, and technology development all centered on the emerging field of immunometabolism

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Your life history is written in your cells' mutations

April 13, 2021

New study traces developmental history of the human body using small differences in DNA between each of our cells

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How old is this bat? A new DNA-based test can tell.

March 23, 2021

Molecular clock links immunity, cancer suppression to bats’ extraordinarily long lives; new method could also help conservation efforts

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: March 2021

March 18, 2021

New open calls for ADI awards, Immunometabolism ADIs announced, and more

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: November 2020

November 5, 2020

Highlights include: new Allen Distinguished Investigators announced, a new podcast on SCANning for coronavirus, recent research on astrocytes, upcoming events, and more.

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Mouse study uncovers links between unsung brain cells and Huntington’s disease — and possible path for human therapies

October 21, 2020

Astrocytes, once thought of as inert ‘brain glue,’ may turn out to be key players in Huntington’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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2 scientists win Nobel chemistry prize for gene-editing tool

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October 7, 2020

Allen Distinguished Investigator Jennifer A. Doudna and her colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier won for developing CRISPR-cas9, a very simple technique for cutting a gene at a specific spot.

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Accelerating Frontier Science | The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group

October 7, 2020

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group seeks pioneers and explorers willing to make big advancements, take risks, ask questions, be tenacious, and have curiosity to change the face of biology.

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: August 2020

August 20, 2020

Highlights include: Testing treatments aimed at Alzheimer's for Covid-19 patients, how funding basic neuroscience research can support Covid-19 research, a new study by AHA-Allen Initiative awardee Tony Wyss-Coray, and more.

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Could treatments aimed at Alzheimer’s disease help combat COVID-19?

August 5, 2020

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. 

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Old age changes the way blood accesses the brain

July 7, 2020

A new study in mice shows that contrary to longstanding dogma, blood proteins easily cross into the brain, but transport machinery breaks down with age

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: May 2020

May 20, 2020

Highlights include an important message for our research community, a face mask that detects coronavirus, our new video series #ScienceMatters, and more.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: November 2019

November 7, 2019

Highlights include newly awarded Allen Distinguished Investigators, a DREAM Challenge on developmental lineage, research on brain-intestine circadian signals, and more.

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