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Simple Method Turns Human Skin Cells Into Immune-Fighting White Blood Cells

The fast and safe technique developed at the Salk Institute circumvents problems that have hindered regenerative medicine.
11-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Dynamic Duo Takes Out the Cellular Trash

Salk scientists identify how immune cells use two critical receptors to clear dead cells from the body, pointing the way to new autoimmune and cancer therapies.
2-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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

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