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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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TrueCare is Now offering COVID-19 Vaccines to Patients in Oceanside and San Marcos

Get COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered during Live Q&A with Dr. Marie Russell on Thursday, February 18 at 2:30 p.m. PDT San Marcos CA— TrueCare™, a nonprofit health care ...

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New COVID-19 Vaccine Site for Vulnerable Seniors at West PACE in San Marcos

Vaccination Site is ‘First of its Kind’ Designed Just for Seniors in San Diego County San Marcos CA— A new COVID-19 vaccination site designed specifically for the community’s ...

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Salk Scientists Awarded $1.2 Million by Larry L. Hillblom Foundation to Study Brain Aging and Dementia

La Jolla CA— A collaborative team of Salk scientists led by Professor John Reynolds will receive $1.2 million over four years as part of a Network Grant from the Larry ...

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Salk’s NOMIS Center Receives $9.5 million to Shape the Future of Research into Health and Immunity

La Jolla CA— As we endure a global viral pandemic, our appreciation for health and immunity has never been greater. Now, thanks to a generous gift from the ...

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Coffee and Conversation: Breast Cancer and Immunotherapy

San Diego CA— The Immunotherapy Foundation (IF) will be hosting another episode of its, “Coffee & Conversation,” webinar series via Zoom, on February 15, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ...

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Multicultural Health Foundation, San Diego County to Host Free Webinar Addressing Vaccine FAQs, Concerns of Black and African Americans

San Diego CA—Multicultural Health Foundation, a nonprofit committed to bringing health justice and wellness to the multicultural communities of San Diego, is encouraging the public to attend “Don’t ...

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The COVID-19 Vaccine is Here. Older Adults Still Need to Take Precautions

By Sharp Health News Team and Simona Valanciute, President & CEO, San Diego Oasis Less than a year after the novel coronavirus appeared in the U.S., we now ...

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New Clues Why Gold Standard Treatment for Bipolar Disorder Doesn’t Work for Majority of Patients

Salk researchers find decreased activation of gene called LEF1 is more common in neurons of people with bipolar disorder who do not respond to lithium, pointing way topotential ...

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Computational Model Reveals how the Brain Manages Short-term Memories

Salk scientists show how “working memories” might be stored by neurons that can maintain information longer than average La Jolla CA— If you’ve ever forgotten something mere seconds ...

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Scripps Encinitas Named to 2020 California Opioid Care Honor Roll

Scripps also named to state honor roll for maternity care Encinitas CA— Cal Hospital Compare (CHC), a nonprofit organization that provides Californians with hospital performance ratings, has named ...

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Immunotherapy Foundation Helps Spearhead Novel Personalized Cancer Therapy Trial at UC San Diego

La Jolla CA— A Southern California cancer patient has become the first person treated in a new phase I clinical trial with a novel form of cell therapy ...

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When it Comes to Feeling Pain, Touch or an Itch, Location Matters

Salk research is the first to outline where different cells associated with triggering sensorimotor reflexes are located in the spinal cord La Jolla CA— When you touch a ...

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Salk Neuroscientists Receive $4.4 million from NIH BRAIN Initiative

La Jolla CA— Salk Institute neuroscientists Edward Callaway, Sreekanth Chalasani, and Nancy Padilla Coreano have been named recipients in the 2020 round of grants from the National Institutes ...

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