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March 2014

Cancer-fighting gene needed in brain
UT San Diego

A dedicated circuit links direction-selective retinal ganglion cells to the primary visual cortex
Nature Journal

Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Science Magazine

Acclaimed biologist fosters next generation of women in science
San Diego Source

Revisiting the Greatness of Physicist Leo Szilard
U-T San Diego

Sydney Brenner on what's harming science
U-T San Diego

Budding scientists get rare look inside Salk labs
U-T San Diego


February 2014

Gathering Of Great Minds: Creating San Diego's Salk Institute
KPBS

Salk, Stanford partner in genomics program
U-T San Diego


January 2014

Factors that trigger "ALT-ernative" cancer cell growth
Chemotherapy Advisor

San Diego Will Play A Role In California's New Stem Cell Genomics Center
KPBS

Strawberry, Cucumber Nutrient May Prevent Alzheimers Memory Loss
Drug Discovery & Development

Genomics and Epigenomic Variations in Arabidopsis
PacBio Blog

How Does The Brain Create Sequences?
RedOrbit


December 2013

Scientists see relief in budget deal
U-T San Diego

Salk Institute Names Alan Gold and David Hale to Its Board
San Diego Business Journal

New method for determining structure of key cellular receptors could speed drug development
Medical News Today

New Method for Determining Structure of GPCRs
Drug Discovery and Development


November 2013

Unique Gene Combinations Reshape Our Brains and Behaviors
Psychology Today

BIOPHOTONICS RESEARCH FUNDING: Flexible funding options for biophotonics
BioOptics World

Lab-Grown Kidney Buds
The Scientist

First-ever 'mini-kidney' organs created from human stem cells
Fierce Biotech

Next Wave In Stem Cells
San Diego Business Journal

SCI Detour
PVA Magazine

San Diego 'brainiest' city in US
San Diego Union Tribune

Our Speckled Brains
National Geographic

Scientists Find Surprising Degree Of Genetic Variation In Human Brain
International Business Times


October 2013

A clear mechanistic link
Drug Discovery News

Genetic Diversity in the Brain
The Scientist

Bubble kid' success puts gene therapy back on track
Scientific American

Remembering Jonas Salk on the Anniversary of His Birthday
Patch

Humans Restrain Jumping DNA That Chimps Allow To Run Free
National Geographic

Genome Digest
The Scientist

Human genetic similarity explained
UT San Diego

A Light Switch changes the Shape of Brain Proteins
Austrian Tribune

Optogenetics controls protein activity in living neurons
BioOptics

Salk Scientists Create A Light Switch For Brain Proteins
KPBS

5 free things in San Diego, beyond surf and sand
Yahoo News

Neuroscience: Through the eyes of a mouse
Nature

A History of Salk
La Jolla Light

Salk initiates new music series
U-T San Diego

Mind meets architecture
Ottawa Citizen

Salk Institute appoints new communications chief
The Daily Transcript

How the brain handles big data
Phys Org


September 2013

Click!
Riviera

A Detailed Map Of Neural Connections in Human Brain Is Being Developed by Scientists
MedIndia

National Neuroscience Effort Zooms In On Brain Circuits
KPBS

Hope for sufferers of Alzheimer's disease now closer to reality
ZeeNews

Gut Bacteria Might Contribute to Obesity
Voice of America

Salk researchers develop new model to study schizophrenia and other neurological conditions
Medical News Today

Local researcher to receive grant for breast cancer
San Diego Union Tribune

Salk team looking anew at cancer through eyes of survivor
San Diego Union Tribune

Out of Sync
The Scientist


August 2013

New model to study schizophrenia has been developed
Dr. Tipster

Researchers Find New Drug That Could Ward Off Migraines
Yahoo News

Symphony at Salk musical gala raises funds for Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla
La Jolla Light

Scientists discover drug that could combat migraines
Medical News Today

New Drug Could Save Migraine Sufferers From Horrors Of Bright Light
Gizmodo

Charting the Chemical Choreography of Brain Development
NIH Directors Blog

New Drug Could Save Migraine Sufferers From Horrors of Bright Light
Gizmodo

Katharine McPhee taking Salk stage
San Diego Union Tribune

Mechanism helps viruses shut down body's immune defense
La Jolla Light

Researchers find mechanism viruses use to shut down the body's defenses
Vaccine News Daily

New study shows why the flu is so virulent
Digital Journal

Uncovering brain's underlying circuit architecture
La Jolla Light

Potential biomarker for cancer diagnosis
La Jolla Light

New Tool to Add Strong, Unbreakable Bonds Between Two Points in Proteins
A to Z Nanotechnology

Salk scientists add new bond to protein engineering toolbox
Phys Org

Smoke Detectors: Ancient receptors in seeds bind a small molecule in smoke that promotes germination
The Scientist


July 2013

Novel Mechanism in Spinal Cord Injury Discovered
Science Daily

Mouseunculus: How The Brain Draws A Little You
National Geographic

Salk has record year in private donations
San Diego Union Tribune

Scientists explore the mind with epigenomic maps
University World News

More Versatile Approach to Creating Stem Cells Discovered
Science Daily

Researchers Take More Nuanced Approach To Making Stem Cells
RedOrbit

Cancer-causing pathway explained
San Diego Union Tribune

Salk Researchers Identify Potential Biomarker For Cancer Diagnosis
Red Orbit

Salk Researchers Find Brain-Devlopment Key
San Diego Union Tribune

Brain Methylation Map Published
The Scientist

Object Recognition Requires Stability
The Scientist

Salk studies pave way to better computer object recognition and therapies for visual disorders
NewsMedical


June 2013

A New Discovery Reveals Previously Unknown Requirements for Brain Development
HardScience

Katharine McPhee to Play La Jolla
The La Jolla Patch

EXCLUSIVE: Singing Star Katharine McPhee Lends Her Talents to Salk Institute's Groundbreaking Cancer Research
The Reno Dispatch

Foundation Places a $42-Million Bet on Cutting-Edge Scientific Research
Chronicle of Philanthropy

Ripening Genes Pegged
The Scientist

Genetics of Barrel-Spoiling Bad Apples
Discovery

Timing radiation therapy may minimize hair loss
La Jolla Light

The Fire of Life
BioScience Technology

Mechanism Identified That Allows Cancer Cells to Survive Metabolic Stress and Chemotherapy
BiotechDaily

Marguerite Prior discusses neurotophic compound J147 in Alzheimer's therapeutics
Biome


May 2013

How to defeat Alzheimer's
Los Angeles Times

Salk researchers find breast cancer trigger
San Diego Union Tribune

New Research Shows Cancer Cells Could Be Prevented Before They Even Develop
The Reno Dispatch

Cancer radiation therapy may minimize hair loss
MSN LifeStyle

Hair's Circadian Clock May Help Reduce Hair Loss In Chemo Patients
Red Orbit

Radiation hair loss cut by circadian timing
San Diego Union Tribune

Salk researchers chart epigenomics of stem cells that mimic early human development
Space Daily

Salk Researchers Halt The Progression Of Alzheimer's In Very Old Mice
KPBS

Alzheimer's drug candidate reverses disease in mice
UT San Diego

Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Treatment
NBC 7 San Diego

Potential Therapeutic Target for Cushing's Disease Identified
MD India

Epigenomics of Stem Cells That Mimic Early Human Development Charted
Science Daily

Potential Therapeutic Target for Cushing's Disease Found
Scicasts


April 2013

Ecologists solve mystery of how seeds rise from ashes after forest fire
Examiner

Smoke signals: How burning plants tell seeds to rise from the ashes
Phys Org

Vitamin D could be powerful weapon in fight against liver fibrosis
Yahoo Lifestyle

Salk Institute: Synthetic vitamin may help fight liver disease Southside Riverside News Network
http://www.swrnn.com/2013/04/25/salk-institute-synthetic-vitamin-may-help-fight-liver-disease/

Mapping the Human Brain
IEEE

First Ever 5K Walk for Salk and Explore Salk
La Jolla Patch

Salk neuroscientists propose how visual system automatically adapts to new environments
News Medical

Your Brain Is Good At Math, Even If You Aren't
Science 2.0

Obama to Unveil Initiative to Map the Human Brain
New York Times

Salk Institute key player in Obama's BRAIN initiative
Fox5 San Diego

Brain Mapping Like Moon Race: La Jolla Scientist
NBC (Los Angeles)

Walk for Salk
San Diego Magazine


March 2013

AACR recognizes scientists whose contributions to cancer field have extraordinary impact
News-Medical

Canker sore drug reverses weight gain in mice
FierceBiotech

The Brainy Science of Finding Your Car Keys
Yahoo News

DNA Pioneer Still a Force
Union Tribune

Salk develops new way to look at disease
San Diego Union Tribune

Fueling San Diego's engine of biotech
San Diego Union Tribune

Hidden Layer Of Genome Unveils How Plants May Adapt To Environments Throughout The World
Red Orbit

Salk epigenetic findings may aid in crop production and study of human diseases
The Medical News

Can Epigenetics Help Crops Adapt to Climate Change?
Scientific American

Sequester Cuts Put More Cancer Patients at Risk of Dying, Researchers Say
The Daily Beast


February 2013

Why snacking at night is bad for you
Fox/Houston

Salk it to me
Riviera

Tiny plant yields a big discovery
La Jolla Light

Federal Cuts Akin to Amputation: Cancer Researchers
NBC San Diego

Amazon Cloud helps advance molecular research
La Jolla Light

Plants Cut the Mustard for Basic Discoveries in Metabolism
Science Daily

Cloud helps image molecules in detail
Zee News

The Salk Institute Remains A Modernist Beacon
Architectural Digest


January 2013

Phenformin decreases size of lung tumors and increases survival in mice
Toronto Telegraph

Tracking Telomeres to the Edge
LiveScience

Salk Scientists Find Diabetes Drug Treats Lung Cancer
KPBS

Salk Institute Receives $42 Million Grant For Genomic Center
KPBS

Salk Institute receives $42M grant to research genetic factors that contribute to human diseases
KGTV/ABC 10

Salk gets record $42M for genomics
UT San Diego

'The 8-Hour Diet': Watch the clock and lose weight
Today MSNBC


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