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Brain-Based Algorithms Make for Better Networks


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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