Salk Institute president Fred "Rusty" Gage appointed to 5-year term

Salk Institute president Fred ?Rusty? Gage, who took over a year ago, has been given a new five-year contract, the renowned La Jolla biomedical center announced Friday.

Gage has long been one of the world?s top neuroscientists, his expertise encompassing stem cells and genetics. He is known for…