Stall Catchers

Stall Catchers

Stall Catchers is a citizen science application designed at Cornell University to search the brain for stalled blood vessels that may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. While playing the game, you’ll be looking at real movies of live mouse brain. You will be given one vessel to annotate per movie, and will do so by searching for signs of blood flow or stalls. Stall Catchers is part of EyesOnALZ, a citizen science project from the Human Computation Institute.



Search brain for stalled blood vessels that may contribute to Alzheimer
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A week to tweet about Science and Games
#3 Games to fight Alzheimer

From April 10th to April 15th, Citizen Science Games was hosting the @IamCitSci Twitter account. The whole week was dedicated to games and science. We storified the week in different episodes, in case you missed […]

We are joining the first Stall Catchers competition to #CrushALZ

Scientists are searching for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and we can help hands-on. Together with collaborators at Cornell, Berkeley, and Princeton, and with support from the BrightFocus Foundation, the Human Computation Institute has created […]

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Interview with Egle Marija Ramanauskaite (Stall Catchers) on storyengine.io

Finally, we’re bringing this awesome research to the public. A citizen science expert, science writer, and educator, Egle Marija is currently the citizen science coordinator for the Human Computation Institute, where she focuses on on […]

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