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Brain-Based Algorithms Make for Better Networks

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Salk and Carnegie Mellon researchers uncover how the brain prunes back synapses in development
10-Jul-2015 12:00 PM EDT

Stem Cells Move One Step Closer to Cure for Genetic Diseases

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Salk scientists have created mutation-free lines of stem cells from human patients with mitochondrial diseases.
15-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Rusty Gage Receives Allen Distinguished Investigator Award to Reveal Biology of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Salk Institute research team aims to discover the fundamental causes of disease to generate successful treatments.
13-Jul-2015 6:05 PM EDT

New Technique Maps Elusive Chemical Markers on Proteins

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Researchers have developed antibodies to help study critical chemical modifications responsible for a protein’s development
30-Jun-2015 12:00 PM EDT

A High-Fat Diet May Alleviate Mitochondrial Disease

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Salk scientists find that dietary fat, coupled with a natural hormone, can relieve metabolic dysfunction associated with mitochondrial disease in mice
30-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

New Drug Squashes Cancer’s Last-Ditch Efforts to Survive

The Salk Institute and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute created a compound that stops a cellular recycling process
24-Jun-2015 12:00 PM EDT

Protein Plays Unexpected Role in Embryonic Stem Cells

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A protein long believed to only guard the nucleus also regulates gene expression and stem cell development
17-Jun-2015 7:05 PM EDT

Brain Cells Capable of “Early-Career” Switch

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Salk scientists find a single molecule that controls the fate of mature sensory neurons
11-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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