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Tom Albright One on One with ... Tom Albright

Today Albright directs the Vision Center Laboratory at the Salk Institute, and his research into the mechanics of visual information processing is at the forefront of the field...... [Read more of this interview]


Terry Sejnowski The Making of a Scientist

Salk professor Terry J. Sejnowski has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, making him one of only ten living individuals who are members of all three branches of the National Academies...... [Read more of this story]


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Discovery Roundup

Recycling Cellular Fuel Recycling cellular fuel

AMPK is a metabolic master switch that springs into gear when cells run low on energy..... 


Salk Institute Shape-shifting brain tumor cells thwart treatment

Glioblastoma, the most common and lethal form of brain cancer, resists nearly all treatment efforts, even when attacked simultaneously on several fronts....... 


Salk Institute Hungering for longevity

Substantial evidence suggests that lifespan is increased if an organism restricts its daily calorie intake....... 


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Philanthropy

Conrad Prebys Visionary donor endows chair in vision research

The Salk Institute's renowned program in vision research has received a significant boost, thanks to a generous $2 million gift from Salk trustee Conrad Prebys....


Fred Gage An enduring friendship

Lucy Miller is living proof that Salk science can
touch a life in multiple ways...


Fred Gage Chapman Foundations keep pace with Salk sciencep

Donne Pitman is dedicated to facilitating the vision, hope and optimism that spur scientific discovery...


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