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New Molecule Salk Study Demonstrates that the Drug CMS121 Treats Neurodegeneration in Mice Reverses Alzheimer’s-like Memory Decline

Salk study demonstrates that the drug CMS121 treats neurodegeneration in mice La Jolla CA— A drug candidate developed by Salk researchers, and previously shown to slow aging in ...

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Scripps Research Studying Wearable Devices to Detect COVID-19

Scripps Research is collaborating with frontline workers at the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System and Scripps Health to help detect and track viral illnesses in near real-time. San ...

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Salk Institute Welcomes Top Scientists in Cancer Biology and Biophysics

La Jolla CA—The Salk Institute is pleased to welcome two new assistant professors in the fields of cancer biology and biophysics, respectively. Daniel Hollern and Pallav Kosuri will ...

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Rep. Mike Levin Hosts Virtual Summit on Veteran Suicide Prevention

San Juan Capistrano CA — U.S. Representative Mike Levin led a virtual Veteran Suicide Prevention Summit on Friday with leaders from the from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs ...

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Salk Scientists Discover Genetic “dial” to Turn Immune Function Up and Down to Target Cancer, Autoimmune Disease

A key gene modifies regulatory T cells to fine-tune the immune response La Jolla CA— The human immune system is a finely-tuned machine, balancing when to release a ...

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Salk Institute Creates Diagnostic Tool to Help Identify Liver Disease

Stool microbes make a challenging diagnosis easier La Jolla CA— Chronic liver disease represents a major global public health problem affecting an estimated 844 million people, according to ...

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Salk Researchers Accelerate, Expand COVID-19 Research

Salk scientists tackle COVID-19 pandemic with innovative research projects on immunity, vaccine development, viral imaging and more La Jolla CA— As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the globe, ...

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Digital Pathology to Diagnose Patients Debuts in San Diego

Scripps MD Anderson begins shift away from conventional microscopes San Diego CA— For more than a century, the simple light microscope has been the go-to device for pathologists ...

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Identifying Vaccines for COVID-19

How targeting killer T cells in the lungs could lead to immunity against respiratory viruses Salk and Yale study of influenza could inform vaccines for COVID-19 and other ...

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Up to 45 percent of SARS-CoV-2 Infections may be Asymptomatic, New Analysis Finds

Analysis of data from 16 groups of COVID-19 patients suggest “silent” carriers may exacerbate efforts to stop spread of the disease La Jolla CA— An extraordinary percentage of people infected by the virus behind the ...

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Salk Institute Uncovers New Cell Research

How cells solve their identity crisis Salk scientists uncover how cells remember their identity, avoiding errors that could cause cancer La Jolla CA— Cancer is often the result ...

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CREP Offers Critical Pandemic Guidelines for Exercise Profession

Overland Park KS— The Coalition for the Registration of Exercise Professionals® (CREP®) announces the release of “Planning a Return to Work,” an essential safety guide for exercise professionals ...

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Salk News: Researchers Find Ways to Flight Inflammation

Boosting levels of good fats with an experimental drug that acts on two newly characterized genes Salk researchers discover way to increase levels of fats that fight inflammation and ...

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Spotting the Social Isolation and Opening Minds of Your Senior Loved Ones

By Simona Valanciute San Diego Oasis If you’re the caretaker of a parent or other elderly relative, it can be challenging to convince your loved one to try ...

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Mysterious Cells Found to Play Role in Pancreatitis

Salk scientists find that specialized chemosensory cells form during pancreatitis in mice La Jolla CA— Persistent inflammation of the pancreas (chronic pancreatitis) is a known risk factor for developing ...

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