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Scripps Research Front Row Lecture on Harnessing the Power of the Microbiota to Boost Immunity – August 18

La Jolla CA— The trillions of bacteria, or “microbiota,” that reside in our gut emit chemical signals that enhance our immunity and help fight disease. Scripps Research professor ...

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Salk Institute Among Cross-collaborative Teams gifted $220 million by Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance

Gift will fund research into molecular underpinnings of peak athletic performance La Jolla CA— A Salk Institute team led by Professor Satchin Panda, along with teams from five ...

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Summer Home Safety Tips for Seniors

By Dr. Ross Colt Medical Director, Gary and Mary West PACE The world is opening back up. There’s a sense of relief in the air, but also anxiety. ...

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Scripps Health Has Opened Comprehensive Rehab Center

Outpatient facility in Encinitas includes latest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies Encinitas CA— Scripps Health has opened a new comprehensive rehabilitation services center, offering a full range of physical, ...

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“Bad fat” Suppresses Killer T Cells from Attacking Cancer

Salk researchers identify how tumors cause immune cells to lose their ability to fight cancer, opening new avenues for therapies La Jolla CA— In order for cancer to ...

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Research Advances One Step Closer to Stem Cell Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

Salk research shows how to optimize the production of insulin-producing cells from stem cells La Jolla CA— Type 1 diabetes, which arises when the pancreas doesn’t create enough ...

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New Study Shows How to Boost Muscle Regeneration and Rebuild Tissue

Salk research reveals clues about molecular changes underlying muscle loss tied to aging La Jolla CA— One of the many effects of aging is loss of muscle mass, ...

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Salk Scientists Reveal Role of Genetic Switch in Pigmentation and Melanoma

Study suggests that turning molecular switch off could be a strategy to treat deadly type of skin cancer La Jolla CA—Despite only accounting for about 1 percent of ...

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Women’s Health Risks Different Than Men

By Dr. Rahele Mazarei, DO, Board-Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist with Optum located in Oceanside. Some women fail to see their doctor for a yearly well-visit because they say ...

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Salk: Coronavirus’ Spike Protein Plays Additional Key Role in Illness

Salk researchers and collaborators show how the protein damages cells, confirming COVID-19 as a primarily vascular disease La Jolla CA— Scientists have known for a while that SARS-CoV-2’s ...

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Salk Scientists Reveal How Brain Cells in Alzheimer’s Go Awry, Lose Their Identity

New technique models brain cells in older patients more accurately than ever before La Jolla CA— Despite the prevalence of Alzheimer’s, there are still no treatments, in part ...

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Post-Pandemic Life for Seniors Will Never Be the Same- That Can Be a Good Thing

By Simona Valanciute President and CEO, San Diego Oasis Seniors have been hit hard by the pandemic. Highly effective COVID-19 vaccines now offer hope of a return to ...

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Fitness Experts to Discuss How Exercise Can Improve Brain Health in Seniors- April 23

• Adults over 65 is a rapidly growing demographic • While aging comes with its own set of risks, COVID-19 has further increased risk for severe illness for ...

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Dannielle Engle Awarded Prestigious Pancreatic Cancer Research Grant Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

La Jolla CA— Salk Assistant Professor Dannielle Engle was selected as the first recipient of the Lustgarten Foundation-AACR Career Development Award for Pancreatic Cancer Research in Honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ...

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How Brain Cells Repair their DNA Reveals “Hot Spots” of Aging and Disease

Salk scientists reveal new insights into neurodegenerative disorders and potential for genetic therapies La Jolla CA— Neurons lack the ability to replicate their DNA, so they’re constantly working ...

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