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A Gene Linked to Disease Found to Play a Critical Role in Normal Memory Development

August 25, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The new findings from the Puthanveettil lab could have implications for the development of future treatments for Huntington’s disease.

Team Successfully Targets Common Mutation in Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Frontotemporal Dementia

August 25, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Scientists led by Professor Matthew Disney of TSRI and Professor of Neuroscience Leonard Petrucelli of the Mayo Clinic have for the first time successfully designed a therapeutic strategy targeting a specific genetic mutation causing these diseases.

Salk neuroscientist Charles Stevens receives NSF grant under BRAIN Initiative

August 24, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

LA JOLLA–Charles Stevens, a professor in the Salk Institute’s Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, will receive one of 36 Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) from the National Science Foundation to further research on how complex behaviors emerge from the activity of the brain.

Salk neuroscientist Charles Stevens receives NSF grant under BRAIN Initiative

August 24, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

LA JOLLA–Charles Stevens, a professor in the Salk Institute’s Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, will receive one of 36 Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) from the National Science Foundation to further research on how complex behaviors emerge from the activity of the brain.

Illumina Inc. Partners With Pharma Companies for Oncology Test System

August 24, 2014 – 4:07 pm | Edit Post

Illumina Inc. announced it has formed collaborative partnerships with AstraZeneca, Janssen Biotech Inc. and Sanofi to develop a universal next-generation sequencing oncology test system.

Ebola forum welcomes public

August 22, 2014 – 4:11 pm | Edit Post

Learn about San Diego’s connection to fighting Ebola outbreak at free Wednesday event.

Illumina Partners With Big Pharma Companies for Oncology Test System

August 22, 2014 – 3:20 pm | Edit Post

Illumina Inc. today announced it has formed collaborative partnerships with AstraZeneca, Janssen Biotech Inc. and Sanofi to develop a universal next-generation sequencing oncology test system.

Sanford-Burnham hosts the Titan Microscope Inauguration Symposium and Reception

August 22, 2014 – 2:48 pm | Edit Post
Sanford-Burnham hosts the Titan Microscope Inauguration Symposium and Reception

Dorit Hanein, Ph.D., professor in the Bioinformatics and Structural Program hosted the Titan Microscope Inauguration Symposium and reception on August 21 at our La Jolla, Calif., campus. The Titan Krios, a state-of-the-art electron microscope, will help our scientist visual cells, viruses, and bacteria at the atomic level.

Sanford-Burnham hosts the Titan Microscope Inauguration Symposium and Reception

August 22, 2014 – 2:48 pm | Edit Post
Sanford-Burnham hosts the Titan Microscope Inauguration Symposium and Reception

Dorit Hanein, Ph.D., professor in the Bioinformatics and Structural Program hosted the Titan Microscope Inauguration Symposium and reception August 21 at our La Jolla, California campus. The Titan Krios, a state-of-the-art electron microscope, will help our scientist visual cells, viruses, and bacteria at the atomic level. The symposium was held to inaugurate the new Titan

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Biotech Unveils Drug for Viral Infections Tied to Cervical Cancer

August 22, 2014 – 4:00 am | Edit Post
Biotech Unveils Drug for Viral Infections Tied to Cervical Cancer

A small San Diego biotech has identified a drug that appears to prevent several subtypes of the human papillomavirus (HPV) from replicating—including the two HPV subtypes that cause 70 percent…

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