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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

New Stem Cell May Overcome Hurdles for Regenerative Medicine

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Salk Institute scientists discover new type of stem cell that could potentially generate mature, functional tissues
5-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Vital Step in Stem Cell Growth Revealed

Salk scientists’ finding could aid regenerative and cancer therapies
29-Apr-2015 12:00 PM EDT

Gene-Editing Technique Offers Hope for Hereditary Diseases

Salk scientists use molecular “scissors” to eliminate mitochondrial mutations in eggs and embryos
17-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

How the Brain Balances Risk-Taking and Learning

Salk scientists discover a learning circuit in worms that gives clues to human behavior.
3-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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