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Article ID: 660019

Johns Hopkins and Salk Co-Lead $15 Million Initiative to Unravel Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Partnership of government, academics and industry will develop new ways of studying and screening drugs for major psychiatric illnesses.

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31-Aug-2016 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 658066

Salk Institute Among Top 25 North American Scientific “Stars” in Nature Index

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Salk Institute ranks as one of the leading scientific “stars” in North America with high-quality output that has grown particularly fast, according to a new report by Nature Research.

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27-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Salk Recruits Rising Star to Study Neurology of Mental Disorders

Article ID: 655201

Salk Recruits Rising Star to Study Neurology of Mental Disorders

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

The Salk Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Sung Han as an assistant professor in the Clayton Foundation Peptide Biology Laboratories. Han will study small molecules, called neuropeptides, which affect the brain’s defense response and contribute to sensory hypersensitivity in neuropsychiatric disorders such as anxiety and autism.

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10-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Powering Up the Circadian Rhythm

Article ID: 655170

Powering Up the Circadian Rhythm

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Salk team first to discover protein that controls the strength of body’s circadian rhythms

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10-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Salk Institute Medals Awarded to Pioneering Neuroscience and Cancer Researchers

Article ID: 651744

Salk Institute Medals Awarded to Pioneering Neuroscience and Cancer Researchers

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

The Salk Institute awarded two American scientists with its prestigious Medal for Research Excellence, a distinction that has only been bestowed twice before in the Institute’s 55-year history. The honorees, who received their awards April 13, independently addressed the Salk community in presentations prior to an awards reception.

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14-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 651224

Brain Guardians Remove Dying Neurons

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

By adolescence, your brain already contains most of the neurons that you'll have for the rest of your life. But a few regions continue to grow new nerve cells--and require the services of cellular sentinels, specialized immune cells that keep the brain safe by getting rid of dead or dysfunctional cells.

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6-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Same Gene Dictates Size of Two Sensory Brain Areas

Article ID: 647965

Same Gene Dictates Size of Two Sensory Brain Areas

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

The discovery has implications for understanding how the human brain evolved and how it varies between people

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12-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 646565

Memory Capacity of Brain Is 10 Times More Than Previously Thought

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Data from the Salk Institute shows brain’s memory capacity is in the petabyte range, as much as entire Web.

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22-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Salk Cancer Center Appoints Reuben Shaw as New Director

Article ID: 645733

Salk Cancer Center Appoints Reuben Shaw as New Director

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Salk Cancer Center appoints Reuben Shaw as new director.

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7-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn Named Salk Institute President

Article ID: 643494

Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn Named Salk Institute President

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Renowned molecular biologist and scientific leader to join Salk January 1, 2016

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18-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST
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