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Recapping the inaugural #OpenScienceWeek and the COVID-19 research taking place at the Allen Institute.

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Newsletter September 2020
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#OpenScienceWeek

#OpenScienceWeek

We’re celebrating the inaugural Open Science Week! Our commitment to open science began 17 years ago this week. Today, the Allen Institute’s openly available scientific tools, data and resources accelerate research and discovery. How does open science impact your work? Use the hashtag #OpenScienceWeek to join the conversation on social media.

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Stories


New study aims to answer pressing COVID-19 question

New study aims to answer pressing COVID-19 question

Researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Allen Institute for Immunology are teaming up for a deep dive into patients’ immune responses to SARS-CoV-2, to address why some people develop life-threatening symptoms while others recover with few or no symptoms. They hope the results could contribute to vaccine development and new therapies.

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Testing treatments aimed at Alzheimer’s for COVID-19 patients

Testing treatments aimed at Alzheimer’s for COVID-19 patients

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. In our latest episode of Lab Notes, an Allen Institute podcast, we sat down with cardiologist and American Heart Association-Allen Initiative in Brain Health and Cognitive Impairment awardee Mukesh Jain to talk about the links between brain health and COVID-19.

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Mapping the brain cells that underlie Alzheimer’s disease

Mapping the brain cells that underlie Alzheimer’s disease

A new $40.5M NIH-funded research center aims to pinpoint cells at the root of the progressive brain disease and home in on new therapeutic targets, bringing together researchers from the Allen Institute, UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente.

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A virtual science field trip for your class

A virtual science field trip for your class

In our new webinar series for educators and students, go behind the scenes of science to meet the professionals who make our research possible and get a glimpse of the many different careers in science. These free events are open to whole classes of students in a Q&A format.

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Team science in the era of remote work

Team science in the era of remote work

As the COVID-19 pandemic dictates physical distance and many scientists are working from home, how can teams pivot to pull off coordinated research efforts?

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Science is... video

Science is... video

Science is everywhere. Science is all of us. See what science is to Allen Institute researchers and staff.

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In the News


Immunology institute founded by Paul Allen shifts focus to tackle coronavirus

Seattle Times, August 15, 2020

Blood Cancer Discoveries collaboration awards $6.75 million

Philanthropy News Digest, July 8, 2020

Alzheimer's Researchers Go Back To Basics To Find The Best Way Forward

NPR, June 25, 2020

Cell Exploration with ML at the Allen Institute w/ Jianxu Chen

This Week in Machine Learning, June 15, 2020

Researchers Created a 3-D Map of 100 Million Cells in the Mouse Brain

Smithsonian, May 13, 2020

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