15:35 , Jun 12, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

A glioblastoma feature story

The Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project has added anatomically based expression patterns to the growing body of transcriptional atlases, and the results are being used to pinpoint intratumor regions as therapeutic targets. Led by the Allen...
19:29 , Jul 14, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Allen Institute's Frontiers Group provides $10M grant for human brain evolution center in Boston

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group division of the non-profit Allen Institute (Seattle, Wash.) announced the creation of the Allen Discovery Center for Human Brain Evolution at Boston Children’s Hospital (Boston, Mass.) and Harvard Medical...
22:30 , Jun 8, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Finance

The bio-tech bridge

Last year’s flurry of interest from tech titans has brought a wealth of new funding to translational science that is gaining them status as new and important players in the biotech ecosystem. With a heavy...
07:00 , Oct 10, 2013 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Translational tidbits

Focusing the BRAIN The NIH 's BRAIN initiative has developed a road map for its near-term research priorities, chief among which is conducting a census of brain cells. Whether the ambitious, decades-long project will be...
00:38 , Apr 3, 2013 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

Obama announces BRAIN initiative

President Obama announced on Tuesday a public-private partnership to give "scientists the tools they need to get a dynamic picture of the brain in action and better understand how we think and how we learn...
08:00 , Mar 7, 2013 |  BC Innovations  |  Strategy

Big brain science

The Brain Activity Map, an academic consortium that aims to measure and model all the connections in living brains, has garnered mass media attention and comparisons to the Human Genome Project. However, unlike mapping the...
00:33 , Mar 23, 2012 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

Allen commits additional $300M to brain research

The Allen Institute for Brain Science received a $300 million grant from Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) co-founder Paul Allen. The contribution will support the first four years of a 10-year plan focused on three objectives: how...