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Salk Neuroscientist Charles Stevens Receives NSF Grant Under Brain Initiative

Two-year award will advance novel approach to understanding the brain.
26-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Genetic Signal Prevents Immune Cells From Turning Against the Body


Salk scientists find control signal for immune system that could help treat autoimmune diseases and cancer.
8-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Single Gene Controls Jet Lag


Salk researchers discover a master gene responsible for sleep and wake cycles, offering hope for a drug that could help reset sleep
13-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Stephen F. Heinemann, Pioneering Salk Molecular Neuroscientist, Dies at 75


Salk professor’s work on neurotransmitter receptors opened the door to understanding learning, memory and diseases of the nervous system
8-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Salk Scientists Uncover New Clues to Repairing an Injured Spinal Cord


Scientists hope to borrow strategy from simpler animals to repair damaged spinal cord nerves in humans.
31-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Salk Researcher Tony Hunter to Receive 2014 Royal Medal in Biological Sciences


Award recognizes his pioneering discovery leading to cancer treatments.
5-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Analysis of African Plant Reveals Possible Treatment for Aging Brain


Salk scientists find that a plant used for centuries by healers of São Tomé e Príncipe holds lessons for modern medicine.
1-Aug-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Memory Relies on Astrocytes, the Brain's Lesser Known Cells

Salk scientists show that the little-known supportive cells are vital in cognitive function.
28-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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