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Newsletter June 2019
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Introducing the new Allen Institute Newsletter, a roundup of research news and highlights from across our scientific divisions. Read on to find out more about our latest progress tackling the mysteries of human biology and bioscience.

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Stories


5 unsolved mysteries about the brain

5 unsolved mysteries about the brain

Can we understand our own brains? We have a long way to go, neuroscientists say. Find out which brain mysteries our researchers find most pressing — and how they’re working to solve them.

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Out of Balance - journeys with immune-related illnesses

Out of Balance — journeys with immune-related diseases

Launched in December 2018, the Allen Institute for Immunology is working to understand the dynamic balancing act of the human immune system to help improve human health. Millions of people around the world are living with immune-related diseases or their aftermath. Their journeys are what inspire our researchers in their quest to improve patient’s health and well-being.

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A new view of human cell division

A new view of human cell division

The Integrated Mitotic Stem Cell, a data-driven model released in May, captures for the first time a holistic view of human cell division. This process, also known as mitosis, is critical for human life and is a pivotal driver of cancer.

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NeuroFutures 2019

Can tadpoles help us understand human heart attacks?

Al Green once asked (in song form), How can you mend a broken heart? It turns out tadpoles know the answer. A recent study from the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University highlights what we could learn about our own hearts — and heart disease — from these tiny amphibians.

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In the News


Epilepsy patient Gary Williams donates part of his brain to science while he - and his healthy tissue - is still alive

Seattle Times, June 23, 2019

Computerized Model Reveals Details Of How Human Cells Divide

NPR, May 22, 2019

Deep Learning Algorithms Identify Structures in Living Cells

The Scientist, May 1, 2019

3D human cell model could unlock answers in cancer fight

Q13 FOX News, May 23, 2019

University of Washington researchers create massive genetic map of organ development

GeekWire, February 20, 2019

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