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December 2012

Chromosome 'Anchors' Organize DNA During Cell Division
Science Daily

16 San Diego scientists named to elite society
San Deigo Union Tribune

Microscopy: Two microscopes are better than one

More than 3,000 epigenetic switches control daily liver cycles
Biology News Net

Faster, Safer Method For Producing Stem Cells Developed By Scientists
Red Orbit

Obesity finding turns diet advice on its head
Vancouver Sun

November 2012

Salk Institute Fundraising

Salk Institute begins fundraising effort
10News ABC San Diego

SALK GOAL: $300 MILLION As federal grants decline, institute hopes to grow support for scientists
UT San Diego

Science Finds Possible Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer's
Hive Health Media

Corridors of the Mind
Pacific Standard

Study links diabetes to Alzheimer's

Study Links Diabetes to Alzheimer's

Salk study finds diabetes raises levels of proteins linked to Alzheimer's features
San Diego Daily Transcript

La Jolla researchers continue to amaze with scientific advancements

Salk study finds diabetes raises levels of proteins linked to Alzheimer's features
San Diego Daily Transcript

October 2012

Ma Yasong picks his Great Buildings (Salk Institute)

Why Brain Tumors Are So Hard to Destroy
Yahoo News

Stem Cells Not Needed for Cancer
The Scientist

Common Cold Could Kick Cancer's Keister
Geek O System

Cold viruses point way to new cancer therapies
Yahoo News India

How a Salk scientist beat her own cancer
U-T San Diego

Cold Dinners and Hot Buildings
Psychology Today

September 2012

Mexican Axolotl Provides Insights into Potential of Human Regenerative Medicine

SCI-TECH: Induced pluripotent stem cells bear potentially troubling 'epigenetic signature', Salk, UCSD scientists say
North County Times

A Rare Feat: Two Scientists At Salk Score NIH New Innovator Awards
Yahoo News

Salk study findings could address crop growth, human hunger

Remembering Salk and the fight against polio
Pasadena Star News

Major advance reported in reading people's genes
UT San Diego

"Occupy" comes to DNA: A genome for the 99 percent

ENCODE project sheds light on human DNA and disease
Los Angeles Times

SCI-TECH: Local scientists find clues to how fruit ripens
North County Times

August 2012

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - An Architectural Gem Nestled Above the Pacific
San Diego Free Press

Doped genes the next go-good tool
The Australian

Rimes offers voice ready to soar at Salk
North County Times

Is it when you eat, not just what you eat?
Tampa Bay Times

The truth about LeAnn Rimes
U-T San Diego

Planting the Seeds of Defense: Stress Triggers Widespread Epigenetic Changes That Aid in Disease Resistance
Science Daily

Discovery Of Molecular Link Between Circadian Clock Disturbances and Inflammatory Diseases: Scientists
MED India

Why night shift workers become prone to diabetes, obesity and cancer
Albuquerque Express

July 2012

Genetically modified athletes: Forget drugs.
Daily Mail

Salk Professor Terrence Sejnowski receives IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award

Genetic Reprogramming Converts Blood Cells to Nerve Cells

Building a Smarter Brain
Aspen Public Radio

Cord blood cells may prove valuable for treatment of neurological diseases
Yahoo News

Neurons Derived from Cord Blood Cells May Represent New Therapeutic Option
Science Daily

Female Scientists Blazing New Trails
Union Tribune

June 2012

Rare Genetic Illness May Shed Light on Role of Hormones in Autism, Anxiety
Psych Central

'Trust' hormone oxytocin misregulated in people with Williams syndrome
Yahoo India

Some embryonic stem cells more powerful than first believed
North County Times

We are viral from the beginning
Discover Magazine

Salk Institute received $10M donation
North County Times

LeAnn Rimes to Headline Salk Institute Fundraiser
San Diego Union Tribune

LeAnn Rimes to Headline Symphony at Salk in La Jolla
La Jolla Patch

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Donates $10 Million to the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Wall Street Journal Marketwatch

New 3D protein-mapping technique may solve the structure of targets for half of all drugs

May 2012

Speeding Up Drug Discovery With Rapid 3-D Mapping of Proteins
Science Daily

Microglia: The constant gardeners

Method to Delay Aging of Stem Cells Developed
Science Daily

Stem cell function loss can be delayed by finding their niche
North County Times

Nighttime Fasting may foster weight loss
LA Times

When You Eat May Trump What You Eat for Weight Loss
ABC News

Salk Study May Offer Drug-Free Intervention To Prevent Obesity

It's Not Just What You Eat, It's When You Eat, Mouse Study Finds
US News and World Report

How to avoid weight gain? Eat on a schedule

Leaves guide plant's battle for sunlight
Thaindian News

Plant Fatty Acid Production Cellular Secrets Understood
Kansas City infoZine

Discovery of Plant Proteins May Boost Agricultural Yields and Biofuel Production
Renewable Energy

SDG&E Lauds Green Energy, Clean Transportation 'Champions'
San Diego Business Journal

Molecular Switch Could Be Key for Type 2s
Diabetes Health

How Working the Muscles May Boost Brainpower
New York Times

Salk poised to break fundraising record
UT San Diego

April 2012

Salk Scientist Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
News Blaze

Scientists find how plants grow to escape shade

Salk's polio vaccine called safe 57 years ago today
UT San Diego

Scientists find molecular switch that controls liver glucose

Cellular Switches Responsible For Maintaining Balanced Sleeping Pattern Found

Finding of genetic 'fasting switch' could lead to new diabetes treatment

Scientists discover better drugs for sleep problems
The Sentinel

Blueprint of body's biological clock ''redrawn''
MSN News

Salk Institute Announces Faculty Promotions

March 2012

Salk Institute: Human Brain Naturally Resists Drugs

Company gives $10M grant to Salk Institute
San Diego Union Tribune

Cirque de Genome
The Philippine Star

SCI-TECH: Salk, Scripps scientists unravel how major chemotherapy drugs work
North County Times

Salk Scientists Discover Chemotherapy Pathway

Salk discovers how chemotherapy works
San Diego Union Tribune

Mice Study Shows Brain's Natural Resistance to Drugs

Discovery of Brain's Natural Resistance to Drugs May Offer Clues to Treating Addiction
Science Daily

Students Play Scientists At Salk Labs

Salk to hold high school science day
San Diego Union Tribune

February 2012

Does your brain produce new cells?

Research Report: Old theory pinpoints new targets to breast cancer
Del Mar Times

Renato Dulbecco, 97, Dies; Won Prize for Cancer Study
New York Times

Renato Dulbecco dies at 97; 1975 Nobel Prize winner in medicine
LA Times

Nobel Prize Winner was One of Salk Institute's Founders
San Diego Union Tribune

Complex Wiring of Nervous System May Rely On Handful of Genes and Proteins
FARS News Agency

Embryo link could lead to new breast cancer treatments
Private Healthcare UK

Brain Proteins May Be Key to Aging
The Scientist

Old theory helps discover new targets in fight against breast cancer
News Track India

Are we merely the sum of our neurons?
New Scientist

Cell Aging Process may be Understood by Studying Extremely Long-Lived Proteins
MED India

Why Do Cells Age? Discovery of Extremely Long-Lived Proteins May Provide Insight Into Cell Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Science Daily

The 16 Best Science Visualizations of 2011

Scientific visions that take the prize
Cosmic Log on

January 2012

Salk biologist wins Israel's top science prize
UT San Diego

Salk's Chory, UCSD's Markow, receive Genetics Society of America award
North County Times

Salk's Ronald Evans awarded Wolf Prize in medicine
North County Times

Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone
Los Angeles Times

Wylie Vale Jr., Groundbreaking Endocrinologist, Dies at 70
New York Times

Salk scientists find cilia gene important for lung and brain function
North County Times

New tools help map 3-D world of vision in mice

Scientists Map the Frontiers of Vision
Science Daily

Wylie Vale, Salk Institute brain hormone expert, dies at 70
North County Times

Top 100 Stories of 2011 #64: Stem Cell Research Hits More Painful Setbacks
Discover Magazine

December 2011

Salk Findings can Lead to Safer Asthma, Allergies and Arthritis Treatments
Med India

Gene-tweaking creates super-strong mice

Discovery May Lead to Safer Treatments for Asthma, Allergies and Arthritis
Science Daily

Local Researchers Develop Drug To Battle Alzheimer's
10 News

Sickle Cell Research (CW6)    

Salk Stem-Cell Research Shows Promise in Sickle-Cell Disease
La Jolla Patch

Safe Way to Repair Sickle Cell Disease Genes, Study Suggests
Science Daily

November 2011

AIDS: 30 Years of progress and promise assisted by La Jolla researchers
La Jolla Light

Stem cell science gets new home in La Jolla: Scientists from three San Diego research institutions will combine forces at new center
SignOn San Diego

Tweaking gene turns tissues into super muscles
MSN News

Tweaking a Gene Makes Muscles Twice as Strong: New Avenue for Treating Muscle Degeneration in People Who Can't Exercise
Science Daily

Research on fruit fly intestines by San Diego scientists -- may reveal the secret to vitality

Long Lived Fruit Flies (KPBS)

Sickle Cell Research (CW6)    

Brain cell genomes show their individuality
Nature Blogs

Understanding the Human Brain

Fruit fly intestine hold the key to fountain of youth?
MSN News

October 2011

Check It Out: Salk Institute

Williams syndrome shows gene-behavior links: Key to autism?
CBS News

Eyes Are the Windows to the Soul; Skin Is a Window to the Brain
Discover Magazine

Super-social gene may hold clues to autism, other disorders

Salk biologist named editor of a top science journal
SignOn San Diego

Salk Life through a Microscope
San Diego Union Tribune/SignonSanDiego

Salk finds possible way to combat deadly infant disorder
San Diego Union Tribune/SignonSan Diego

Salk Gets $4.5M Grant for Brain Research Center
San Diego Business Journal

Growing Schizophrenic Brain Cells In A Dish Helps Neuroscientists Study Mental Illness Up Close
Popular Science

Salk Institute gets $4.5M neuroscience grant
North County Times

Genetic Alarm Clock - Researchers identify a gene that wakes people up from sleep each day
The Scientist

What Wakes You Up - There's A Gene For That

How your internal alarm clock works
Globe and Mail

September 2011

Salk finds gene that helps wake people up
San Diego Union Tribune/SignonSanDiego

Salk Institute's Fred Gage receives NIH award for transformative research
North County Times

Salk scientists find could advance diabetes drugs
La Jolla Light

Bionic Bacteria: Superbug Potential For Organic Drugs And Biofuel

Salk scientist garners grant to study how astrocytes impact neural behavior
BioOptics World

Salk scientist earns Whitehall Foundation grant
The Daily Transcript

Non-genetic inheritance demonstrated over multiple generations
North County Times

Hidden code in DNA ''evolves more rapidly than genetic code''
MSN News

Research explains mystery of the BRCA1 breast cancer gene
SignOn San Diego

Salk Researchers Discover How Defective Gene Leads To Cancer

Breast-cancer gene keeps DNA under wraps

Salk Institute Announces New Cancer Findings
10 News

The battle of the morphogens: How to get ahead in the nervous system
First Science

August 2011

Gleek$ Turn out at Salk Institute
NBC San Diego

Halfway point for 1,001 genomes quest

Symphony tunes up for evening with Idina
Sign On San Diego

Salk Institute named global leader in plant biology research
First Science

Read, delete and grow
Innovations Report

San Diego's Salk Institute - Paving Way To Feed World

Working in an office is bad for your brain
The Telegraph

Double-duty discovery
Nature Medicine

Mapping plant protein interactions
La Jolla Light

Mapping proteins in a mustard plant
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

July 2011

Largest-ever Map of Interactions of Plant Proteins Produced
Kansas City InfoZine

Largest-ever Map of Interactions of Plant Proteins Produced
Kansas City InfoZine

Mental Illness in a Dish
Scientific American

Engineered mice can run longer; how will that affect humans?
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Blood cells produced from human stem cells
La Jolla Light

Salk Science Star Rusty Gage Takes Helm of International Stem Cell Group
North County Times

Missing Gene Helps Mice Run for Hours
Science News

Blood Cell Production Enhanced with New Method
Top News

Salk researcher a Rita Allen Scholar
La Jolla Light

Stem Cells: Nearing Goal of Using Patient's OwnCells to Make Stem Cells to Replace Lost or Diseased Tissue
Science Daily

Renewal of Agreement between Ipsen and the Salk Institute Supports Cutting-Edge Research
Yahoo Finance

Salk plant biologist named to key post
La Jolla Light

Is Autism a Product of the Environment? New study discounts genetics

'Unnatural' chemical helps reveal protein action in brain cells
R & D Mag

June 2011

The genome guardian's dimmer switch: Regulating p53 is a matter of life or death

Salk study shows strawberries may keep doctors away
San Diego Fox 5

Strawberries can reduce kidney failure in diabetics
San Diego Union Tribune/SignonSanDiego

Study: Strawberries Offer Many Health Benefits
Channel 10/KGTV

Strawberries may help treat diabetes

Salk Institute Professor Receives Trio of Honors
San Diego Metropolitan Magazine

Salk scientist Joseph Ecker, appointed as HHMI-GBMF Investigator

An Honor for Genome Work on 'Not Just Another Weed'
San Diego Metro

Salk Institute saluted as Partner in Education
La Jolla Light

May 2011

Salk scientist Joanne Chory lauded
La Jolla Light

Salk Institute names duo to Dulbecco, Guillemin chairs
La Jolla Light

Salk Institute Researcher Receives Royal Honor
San Diego Metro

Local researchers discover how to replace defective genes

Salk Researchers Edit Diseased Gene via Mutation-Free DNA Molecules
San Diego News

Salk discovery could lead to new diabetes drugs
San Diego Union

Salk researchers announce diabetes breakthrough
San Diego Daily Transcript

Local Researchers Make Major Diabetes Breakthrough

April 2011

SCIENCE: Salk researchers find new cancer trigger
North County Times

Schizophrenia Breakthrough By Salk Institute

Salk Institute Rewards Six Researchers
San Diego Metropolitan Magazine

What Schizophrenia Looks Like

Schizophrenia 'in a dish'

Salk Institute is keeping a secret
San Diego Union Tribune

Engineered Mice Make Better Choices
Technology Review/MIT

How Do Neurons in the Retina Encode What We 'See'?
Science Daily

Salk researcher wins major award from Indiana University
San Diego Daily Transcript

March 2011

Customer Service and Training Benefit Research Facility

Salk Institute pushes limits of biological imaging

MASTERPIECES - Salk Institute for Biological Studies

New hardware to enable a computational brain
ITnews - Australia

Salk taps into interrupting the aging process

Reverse engineering the brain
COSMOS - Australia

Beauty of the Brain

Drug cures baldness... in mice

Video Feature: Aging, interrupted

February 2011

Hungering for longevity—Salk scientists identify the confluence of aging signals

Tumor cells thwart treatment with unusual morphing

A Cure for Baldness?

Photonics, life sciences converge at Salk Institute

Prebys donates $2 million to Salk Institute

Lab notes: Recent discoveries at the region's top science institutions

Research Report: Reprogramming cells leads to errors

Salk opens biophotonics center

Study: Heart disease, inflammation, linked by heredity

Salk scientist gets $2.3 million to study Parkinson's

Faster. Higher. Squeakier.

January 2011

Making Nuanced Memories

On mitochondria and MS

Callaway named fellow

Stem cells and brain tales

A role to fill in motor neuron growth

Weight Gain May Be Caused by Thrifty Gene

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