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Findings Point to an “Off Switch” for Drug Resistance in Cancer

Salk research indicates a potential mechanism for cancer cells’ adaptability.
20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Scientists Discover a ‘Good’ Fat That Fights Diabetes


Researchers uncovered a new class of lipids in humans that is linked to reduced inflammation and improved blood sugar levels in diabetes
8-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Salk Scientists Receive $3 Million for BRAIN Initiative Grant


3-year award will advance novel approach to understanding the brain.
30-Sep-2014 1:45 PM EDT

Modified Vitamin D Shows Promise as Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

Salk scientists find that a vitamin D-derivative makes tumors vulnerable to chemotherapy.
18-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Scientists Discover an On/Off Switch for Aging Cells


The switch controls the growth of telomeres, the timekeepers of cells.
19-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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

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