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Salk Institute Scientists Discover Connection Between Traveling Brain Waves and Perception

Salk scientists discover patterns of neural waves in the awake brain that help detect objects La Jolla CA——Imagine that you’re late for work and desperately searching for your ...

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Top San Diego Research Institutions, led by Salk, to Receive an Expected $5 million to Study Cellular Aging in Humans

La Jolla CA— The Salk Institute will establish a world-class San Diego Nathan Shock Center (SD-NSC), a consortium with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Institute (SBP) and the University ...

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Screen Time Clinic Launches to Help Set Healthy Screen Habits at Home

La Jolla CA—  Screen Time Clinic® launches nationwide today, offering a specialized service that empowers parents to monitor and reduce youth screen time, creating safe and healthy technology ...

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Common Diabetes Drug Reverses Inflammation in the Liver

Salk researchers made new inroads into understanding how the commonly prescribed drug metformin works in the body La Jolla CA— The diabetes drug metformin—derived from a lilac plant ...

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Salk Identifies Ways of Slow Aging

Method to derive blood vessel cells from skin cells suggests ways to slow aging Salk study is the first to reveal ways cells from the human circulatory system ...

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Scripps Encinitas to Participate in New Centralized Organ Recovery Center

North County doctors says goal is to save lives by increasing number of donated organs for transplant Encinitas CA— In a move designed to increase the number of ...

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First Immune-evading Cells Created to Treat Type 1 Diabetes

Salk researchers develop transplantable human cells that make insulin, controlling blood sugar without immunosuppressants in mouse models La Jolla CA— Salk Institute scientists have made a major advance ...

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San Diego American Indian Health Center Awarded Grants

San Diego CA— The San Diego American Indian Health Center (SDAIHC) has received several significant grants in the past month. SDAIHC was awarded $190,000 from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to help ...

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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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