Where Cures Begin

We explore the very foundations of life for the benefit of all.

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Salk Institute welcomes new trustees Jay T. Flatley and Joon Yun
Salk Institute welcomes new trustees Jay T. Flatley and Joon Yun
April 21, 2017
OUR SCIENCE
Learn more about research that strives to unlock the fundamental principles of biology.
A Letter from the President
We are beginning locally by strongly supporting The San Diego March for Science on April 22. All Salk employees are encouraged to join this event…
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Identical twins; not-so-identical stem cells
A new twin study sheds light on what causes reprogrammed stem cells to have different epigenetic patterns
April 18, 2017
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INSIDE SALK MAGAZINE
The Jacobs Effect
An Interview with the outgoing chairman of Salk's Board of Trustees, Irwin Jacobs
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Salk’s research center on aging receives additional $3 million gift from Glenn Foundation for Medical Research
April 10, 2017
Dave Schubert
MEET A SCIENTIST
Dave Schubert
Professor and Laboratory Head
Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory
SALK SCIENCE & MUSIC SERIES
Be amazed and inspired.
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Salk scientists expand ability of stem cells to regrow any tissue type
The new technique, which allows scientists to generate both embryonic and non-embryonic tissues from cultured stem cells, is a step toward growing donor organs and replacement tissues to combat aging and diseases
April 6, 2017

At the #ScienceMarchSD with scientists, adminstaff and trustees!#sciencecures pic.twitter.com/cSVEspvano

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youtu.be/8lduSkG34FU Making a strong statement about the importance of science in all our lives. #ScienceMarchSD #sciencecures

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EDUCATION OUTREACH
Through education and volunteerism, we share our passion.
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Salk researcher Eiman Azim named Searle scholar
April 4, 2017
SALK TALK PODCAST
Abby Buchwalter
With two chemists for parents, the last thing Abby Buchwalter wanted to be when she grew up was a scientist.

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New method predicts who will respond to lithium therapy
Scientists at Salk develop tool to gauge success of preferred treatment for bipolar disorder
March 20, 2017
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Hard choices? Ask your brain’s dopamine
Salk researchers learn how dopamine governs ongoing decisions, yielding insights into Parkinson’s, drug addiction
March 9, 2017
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Your brain’s got rhythm
Salk scientists create synthetic brain systems called “circuitoids” to better understand dysfunctional movements in Parkinson’s, ALS and other diseases
February 14, 2017
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Salk scientist awarded inaugural Sjöberg Prize for cancer breakthrough
February 14, 2017
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Don’t kill the messenger RNA
Success of new protein-making therapy for hemophilia opens door for treating many other diseases
February 14, 2017
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Finding our way around DNA
Salk team develops tool that maps functional areas of the genome to better understand disease
February 13, 2017