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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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Scientists are working on a face mask that detects coronavirus

April 23, 2020

Q&A with James Collins, Ph.D., a bioengineer who is developing a diagnostic face mask that signals if the wearer is infected with COVID-19

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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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Scientists are working on a face mask that detects coronavirus

April 23, 2020

Q&A with James Collins, Ph.D., a bioengineer who is developing a diagnostic face mask that signals if the wearer is infected with COVID-19

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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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A computational challenge to help developmental biology

October 1, 2019

Q&A with the scientists and organizers behind a new competition to use machine learning to reconstruct an entire animal’s developmental lineage

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How the gut keeps time — and keeps us healthy

September 18, 2019

New study identifies brain-intestine circadian signals that could underlie health problems related to night shift work and poor sleep

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

August 6, 2019

Highlights include a roundup of our recent Exploring Frontiers symposiums on modeling and morphogensis, a funding initiative for new cancer initiatives and more. 

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Simulations of life — in health and disease

August 1, 2019

Computational models that shed light on how we age, how cancer drugs work (or don’t work), how bacteria evade antibiotics and more highlighted in Exploring Frontiers symposium

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These neurons are tied to one of multiple sclerosis’ most dramatic effects: Brain shrinkage

July 17, 2019

A new study identifies a type of brain cell that withers away in late stages of the disease

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How do living creatures take shape?

May 7, 2019

Exploring Frontiers symposium delves into the research of dynamic morphogenesis, or ‘nature’s blueprint’

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Can tadpoles help us understand human heart attacks?

April 25, 2019

Some species are very good at heart repair. A new study highlights what researchers could learn about our own hearts — and heart disease — from tiny amphibians.

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