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The Allen Institute is dedicated to answering some of the biggest questions in bioscience and accelerating research worldwide. The Institute is a recognized leader in large-scale research with a commitment to an open science model within its research institutes, the Allen Institute for Brain Science, and the Allen Institute for Cell Science. In 2016, the Allen Institute expanded its reach toward the broader landscape of bioscience with the launch of The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, which identifies pioneers with new ideas to expand the boundaries of knowledge and make the world better.

Across the Institute


The brain cells that drive schizophrenia

May 24, 2018

A new study has identified the types of neurons that contribute to this psychiatric disease.


Atlas mapping brain tumors’ variability published

May 11, 2018

The Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project was published in Science.


New research initiative to fund studies of age-related cognitive impairment

May 10, 2018

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association announce funding to support studies on age-related cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer's disease.


The Allen Integrated Cell launches

May 9, 2018

Launching the Allen Integrated Cell, the world's first predictive and comprehensive 3D model of a live human cell.