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3 immune mysteries of COVID-19 — and 1 big success story

January 12, 2021

The pandemic has revealed how much we really don’t know about our own immune systems, experts say

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Lab Notes | Starved but unable to eat: Life with Crohn’s

December 23, 2020

Aldan Beaubien was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in high school. Now an IT engineer at a research institute studying the disease, he has new hope for better treatments or even a cure.

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New study aims to answer pressing COVID-19 question: Why do some die while others don’t even know they are sick?

August 13, 2020

Seattle-area research organizations team up for a deep dive into patients’ immune responses to the novel coronavirus; results could contribute to vaccine development and new treatments

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Kate Pond | Science in Sixty

March 11, 2021

Before Kate Pond joined the Allen Institute for Immunology as a software engineer, she talked down bears as a park ranger in Alaska.

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News from the Allen Institute for Immunology: January 2021

January 14, 2021

Highlights include our latest Lab Notes podcast episode, 3 mysteries of COVID-19, and more.

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3 immune mysteries of COVID-19 — and 1 big success story

January 12, 2021

The pandemic has revealed how much we really don’t know about our own immune systems, experts say

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Q&A with a bioinformatics expert on the challenges of studying human immunology

September 28, 2020

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 about immunology research

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News from the Allen Institute for Immunology: August 2020

August 18, 2020

Highlights include a new study to answer pressing Covid-19 questions, 5 cools things your immune system can do, how we are transforming outcomes for patients, and more.

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Immunology institute founded by Paul Allen shifts focus to tackle coronavirus

August 15, 2020

As coronavirus continues to spread, the fledgling Allen Institute for Immunology is taking on a new role trying to speed the development of treatments and vaccines.

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New study aims to answer pressing COVID-19 question: Why do some die while others don’t even know they are sick?

August 13, 2020

Seattle-area research organizations team up for a deep dive into patients’ immune responses to the novel coronavirus; results could contribute to vaccine development and new treatments

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5 cool things your immune system can do

August 11, 2020

Hack evolution, keep lifelong exposure records and more — immunologists share some of the far-out cellular feats happening in your body on a regular basis

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‘For most of us, the immune system does the impossible’: Q&A with an immunology expert

April 14, 2020

Immunologist Troy Torgerson shares insights on research in the time of coronavirus, why the immune system is so fascinating, and the largest mysteries of human health and disease

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Troy Torgerson | Transforming outcomes for patients

April 7, 2020

See how Troy Torgerson, Director of Experimental Immunology at the Allen Institute for Immunology, is leading cross-disciplinary teams to better understand the immune system.

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News from the Allen Institute for Immunology: November 2019

November 13, 2019

Highlights include a patients journey with melanoma, a feature on Immunology director Peter Skene, a Q&A with the Allen Institute for Immunology's first employee, and more.

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Peter Skene | Transforming outcomes for patients

November 13, 2019

See how Peter Skene, director of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at the Allen Institute for Immunology is working to transform outcomes for patients.

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Out of Balance | Maria’s journey with melanoma

November 11, 2019

A fortuitous event led to an early diagnosis. Ten years later, her cancer journey is not over.

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Q&A with the Allen Institute for Immunology’s first employee

September 11, 2019

Director of Operations and Administration Ernie Coffey on why he made the leap from a career in biotech to help launch a new endeavor in immunology research

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News from the Allen Institute for Immunology: July 2019

July 18, 2019

Highlights include features on our team and dedicated partners and some of the patients who inspire our work.

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Out of Balance | Linda's life with RA

May 16, 2019

In our new series Out of Balance, see how rheumatoid arthritis patient Linda Sloate has persevered through countless surgeries and therapies, and what she hopes scientists at the Allen Institute for Immunology can accomplish.

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Out of Balance | Alyssa’s life with Crohn’s disease

May 14, 2019

Medical student Alyssa Clements bounced from doctor to doctor for her mysterious pain before she was finally diagnosed. One doctor even told her she’d never be a physician.

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Q&A: A former experimental psychologist with a passion for data governance

May 3, 2019

Director of Software Development Paul Meijer shares why he’s so excited about the future of the new Allen Institute for Immunology

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Out of Balance | Tom Bumol’s life after lymphoma

February 26, 2019

What happens when an immunologist gets a life-threatening, immune-related disease? In Bumol’s case, he doubles down on his research.

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A new approach to studying the human immune system

December 17, 2018

See how the Allen Institute for Immunology will work to understand the dynamic balancing act of the human immune system, how it senses friend from foe and what goes wrong when we’re ill.

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