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Inside Salk Magazine
Spring 2017 issue
Explore the latest issue of our magazine featuring recent discoveries and events.
OUR SCIENCE
Learn more about research that strives to unlock the fundamental principles of biology.
A Letter from the President
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Inside Salk Magazine
A Masterful Design
Maintaining the Salk Institute's iconic architectural vision
NEWS
Salk promotes two dynamic scientists who study the microbiome and neurobiology
Janelle Ayres and Axel Nimmerjahn were each promoted to the rank of associate professor
April 24, 2017
NEWS
Salk Institute welcomes new trustees Jay T. Flatley and Joon Yun
Chaired by Ted Waitt, the Salk Board helps drive the strategic direction of the Institute
April 21, 2017
Janelle Ayres
MEET A SCIENTIST
Janelle Ayres
Associate Professor
Nomis Foundation Laboratories for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis
SALK SCIENCE & MUSIC SERIES
Be amazed and inspired.
NEWS
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

The premiere of Dr. Blackburn's TED Talk – captured this week at #TED2017 – in cinemas starting 4/30! Tickets at tedcinema.com pic.twitter.com/EPjsH4dWpD

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"Inside the Mind of Ted Waitt" - Learn about the powerhouse entrepreneur & Salk's new Board Chair inside.salk.edu/spring-2017/ob… #SanDiego #science

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EDUCATION OUTREACH
Through education and volunteerism, we share our passion.
NEWS
Salk’s research center on aging receives additional $3 million gift from Glenn Foundation for Medical Research
April 10, 2017
SALK TALK PODCAST
Elena Blanco
What do punk rock music, the martial art of muay thai and neuroscience have in common?

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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
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Salk researcher Eiman Azim named Searle scholar
April 4, 2017
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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