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Jun 25, 2020, 10:59 ET Seattle Researchers Team Up To Build Hi-Res Brain Map Of Alzheimer's Disease

If scientists understood how Alzheimer's disease starts, they might have a better handle on how to stop it. That's the premise behind a new $40.5...


Oct 30, 2019, 14:00 ET A New High-Resolution Map of How the Brain is Wired

In their quest to map the millions of neural highways and connections in the brain, researchers at the Allen Institute have made a significant step...


Aug 21, 2019, 13:01 ET Highest-Resolution Human Brain 'Parts List' To Date Lays Road Map To Better Treatments For Neurological And Psychiatric Disorders

A new study from the Allen Institute for Brain Science has written the most detailed "parts list" of the human brain to date. This categorization of...


Nov 02, 2018, 11:12 ET Allen Institute Announces 2018 Next Generation Leaders

The Allen Institute today debuted the 2018 Next Generation Leaders, a group of six early-career neuroscientists who will participate in a special...


Oct 31, 2018, 14:01 ET A Comprehensive 'Parts List' Of The Brain Built From Its Components, The Cells

Neuroscientists at the Allen Institute have moved one step closer to understanding the complete list of cell types in the brain. In the most...


Oct 11, 2018, 10:58 ET Allen Institute Releases Data From 30,000 Brain Cells In Action

The Allen Institute for Brain Science, a division of the Allen Institute, today announced new data aimed at helping researchers understand the...


Jul 26, 2018, 10:01 ET OpenScope: The First Shared Observatory For Neuroscience

The Allen Institute for Brain Science, a division of the Allen Institute, today announced the launch of OpenScope, a project that will give...


Jun 21, 2018, 10:59 ET Allen Institute for Brain Science Database Release Nearly Doubles Mouse Brain Cell Data

The Allen Institute for Brain Science today announced the release of new data, tools to analyze those data and a new web-based 3D viewer to explore...


May 11, 2018, 11:00 ET Brain Tumor Atlas Published In The Journal Science

This year alone, an estimated 13,000 Americans will be diagnosed with glioblastoma, which is the most deadly and aggressive form of brain cancer. In...


Mar 01, 2018, 10:00 ET Diversity Of Cortical Neurons Captured In Comprehensive Computer Models

The Allen Institute for Brain Science has produced the first comprehensive, publicly available database of predictive neuron models, along with their ...


Nov 09, 2017, 08:02 ET Allen Institute for Brain Science Announces 2017 Next Generation Leaders

The Allen Institute for Brain Science announces the newest cohort of Next Generation Leaders: a group of six distinguished early-career researchers...


Oct 25, 2017, 09:01 ET Allen Institute Shares First Open Database Of Live Human Brain Cells

The Allen Institute for Brain Science has added the first data from human nerve cells to the Allen Cell Types Database: a publicly available tool for ...


Oct 23, 2017, 11:02 ET Allen Institute for Brain Science Awarded ~$100M to Lead Global Collaborations That Will Build Comprehensive Atlases of Brain Cell Types

The National Institutes of Health today awarded the Allen Institute for Brain Science three five-year grants totaling nearly $100 million, to expand...


Mar 16, 2017, 09:01 ET Allen Cell Types Database Updated with New Data and Models

The Allen Institute for Brain Science has released additional data and computer models of cell activity for inclusion in the Allen Cell Types...


Nov 08, 2016, 11:01 ET Allen Institute for Brain Science Announces 2016 Next Generation Leaders

The Allen Institute for Brain Science announces the newest cohort of Next Generation Leaders: a group of six esteemed young scientists who will...


Oct 27, 2016, 08:20 ET Allen Institute for Brain Science Announces Mapping of the Mouse Cortex in 3D

The Allen Institute for Brain Science has completed the three-dimensional mapping of the mouse cortex as part of the Allen Mouse Common Coordinate...


Sep 15, 2016, 08:23 ET Allen Institute Publishes Highest Resolution Map of the Entire Human Brain to Date

The Allen Institute for Brain Science has published the highest resolution atlas of the human brain to date in a stand-alone issue of the Journal of...


Jul 13, 2016, 12:57 ET Allen Brain Observatory Launched

The Allen Institute for Brain Science today announced the release of the Allen Brain Observatory: a highly standardized survey of cellular-level...


Apr 26, 2016, 11:01 ET Allen Institute releases powerful new data on the aging brain and traumatic brain injury

The Allen Institute for Brain Science has announced major updates to its online resources available at brain-map.org, including a new resource on...


Mar 28, 2016, 11:01 ET Research On Largest Network Of Cortical Neurons To Date Profiled In Nature

Even the simplest networks of neurons in the brain are composed of millions of connections, and examining these vast networks is critical to...


Oct 06, 2014, 12:00 ET Allen Institute Awarded $8.7 Million NIH Transformative Research Grant To Study Synapses

The Allen Institute for Brain Science, in a project led by Stephen Smith, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, has been awarded an $8.7 million, five-year...


Sep 25, 2014, 05:49 ET Neurons See What We Tell Them to See

Neurons programmed to fire at specific faces—such as the famously reported "Jennifer Aniston neuron"—may be more in line with the conscious...


Sep 08, 2014, 01:00 ET Allen Institute for Brain Science Introduces The Next Generation Leaders Council

The Allen Institute for Brain Science is launching a new advisory council of emerging leaders in science -- the Next Generation Leaders Council. This ...


Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 ET Visiting Scientist and Engineer Expand Discoveries at Allen Institute for Brain Science

The Allen Institute for Brain Science welcomes a visiting scientist from Harvard and a visiting engineer from Georgia Tech: Sharad Ramanathan, Ph.D.; ...


Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 ET Allen Institute for Brain Science Welcomes Peter Saggau as Director of Research Engineering

The Allen Institute for Brain Science announces the appointment of Peter Saggau, Ph.D., as the Senior Director of Research Engineering. In this newly ...