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News-Medical-Net
Discovery could help in development of novel cancer-selective viral therapiesEvery organism--from a seedling to a president--must protect its DNA at all cos
Discovery could help in development of novel cancer-selective viral therapies
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Every organism--from a seedling to a president--must protect its DNA at all costs, but precisely how a cell distinguishes between damage to its own DNA and the foreign DNA of an invading virus has remained a mystery. Now, scientists at the Salk... Read more
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PhysOrg
The DNA damage response goes viral: A way in for new cancer treatmentsDNA breaks and DNA viruses are ancient and persistent threats to cellular viabi
The DNA damage response goes viral: A way in for new cancer treatments
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
DNA breaks and DNA viruses are ancient and persistent threats to cellular viability. A universal difference between cellular genomes is that they are far larger and have far more proteins called histones than viral genomes. This universal measure is... Read more
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DNA Info
FDR Memorial Park Unveiled on Roosevelt IslandROOSEVELT ISLAND — A gleaming new memorial to President Franklin D. Roosevelt —
FDR Memorial Park Unveiled on Roosevelt Island
DNA Info / Posted 11 days ago
ROOSEVELT ISLAND — A gleaming new memorial to President Franklin D. Roosevelt — a dramatic, granite tribute jutting out of the East River — was unveiled at long last on his namesake island. The four-acre Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park will... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Brain receptors linked with schizophrenia, autism: StudyResearchers at the Salk Institute have discovered that the loss of a critical b
Brain receptors linked with schizophrenia, autism: Study
Bel Marra Health / Posted 15 days ago
Researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered that the loss of a critical brain receptor, part of a class of inhibitory neurons, may be linked to such neurological disorders as schizophrenia and autism. Causes for schizophrenia and autism are... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Critical Brain Receptor Linked to Autism and Schizophrenia in Mice According to new research from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, the
Critical Brain Receptor Linked to Autism and Schizophrenia in Mice
Doctors Health Press / Posted 15 days ago
According to new research from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, the loss of an important inhibitory neuron receptor in the brain may lead to neurodevelopmental disorders,... Read more
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redOrbit
Autism, schizophrenia linked to same receptors in brainResearchers from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies may have just found
Autism, schizophrenia linked to same receptors in brain
redOrbit / Posted 16 days ago
Researchers from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies may have just found a mechanism in the brain that leads to autism or schizophrenia. The research focused on a specific brain cell, the parvalbumin-positive interneurons, and a specific... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Loss of critical receptor in the brain may be responsible for autism, schizophreniaThe loss of a critical receptor in a special class of inhibitory neurons in the
Loss of critical receptor in the brain may be responsible for autism, schizophrenia
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
The loss of a critical receptor in a special class of inhibitory neurons in the brain may be responsible for neurodevelopmental disorders including autism and schizophrenia, according to new research by Salk scientists. The importance of the... Read more
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Newswise
Receptors in Brain Linked to Schizophrenia, Autism Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsMolecular Psychiatry Newswise
Receptors in Brain Linked to Schizophrenia, Autism
Newswise / Posted 17 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsMolecular Psychiatry Newswise — LA JOLLA—The loss of a critical receptor in a special class of inhibitory neurons in the brain may be responsible for... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Former Neighbors React to James Holmes SentenceFor three years, the mass murders at a Colorado movie theater has carried a hea
Former Neighbors React to James Holmes Sentence
NBC San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
For three years, the mass murders at a Colorado movie theater has carried a heavy emotional weight in Rancho Peñasquitos, where convicted shooter James Holmes grew up. So when a jury decided Friday that Holmes will spend the rest of his life in... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Spin Class at Petco Park Benefits Cancer ResearchStationary bikes will take over Petco Park next month as the San Diego Padres c
Spin Class at Petco Park Benefits Cancer Research
NBC San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
Stationary bikes will take over Petco Park next month as the San Diego Padres cycle in a new fundraiser for local cancer researchers. The inaugural Pedal the Cause Radio-Telethon and Spin at the Park will take place Saturday, Sept. 12. In the... Read more
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San Diego Padres
Petco Park to host inaugural Pedal the Cause radio-telethon and Spin at the ParkPadres Broadcaster Jesse Agler will assume host duties, and will be joined by p
Petco Park to host inaugural Pedal the Cause radio-telethon and Spin at the Park
San Diego Padres / Posted 22 days ago
Padres Broadcaster Jesse Agler will assume host duties, and will be joined by personalities from both FSSD and The Mighty 1090. Guests who will share their stories will include cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and researchers. Other well-known... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 YearsThink of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush Univer
Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years
The Huffington Post / Posted 23 days ago
Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study reveals new gene that plays crucial role in ASDA study carried out by the Laboratoire Neurobiologie des Interactions Cellulair
Study reveals new gene that plays crucial role in ASD
News-Medical-Net / Posted 24 days ago
A study carried out by the Laboratoire Neurobiologie des Interactions Cellulaires et Neurophysiopathologie (CNRS/Aix-Marseille Université), in collaboration with clinicians from Marseilles Public Hospitals (AP-HM) and scientists from the Salk... Read more
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Washington Post
Scientists can tweak DNA. But should they?For an estimated 12,000 American women of childbearing age, having a baby is a
Scientists can tweak DNA. But should they?
Washington Post / Posted 25 days ago
For an estimated 12,000 American women of childbearing age, having a baby is a genetic game of Russian roulette. Due to a rare flaw in their eggs, their offspring run a significant risk of living short and painful lives, with bodies unable to make... Read more
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Business Wire
Le 26e Prix Plasticité Neuronale de la Fondation Ipsen a été décerné àPARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Le 26e Prix Plasticité Neuronale de la Fondation Ipsen
Le 26e Prix Plasticité Neuronale de la Fondation Ipsen a été décerné à
Business Wire / Posted 29 days ago
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Le 26e Prix Plasticité Neuronale de la Fondation Ipsen à été décerné à trois chercheurs pour leurs travaux sur l’influence des gènes, en particulier ceux qui s’expriment au niveau des synapses sur la survenue des maladies... Read more
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Business Wire
The 26th Neuronal Plasticity Prize of the Fondation Ipsen has been awarded toPARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- three scientists for their pioneering work in the doma
The 26th Neuronal Plasticity Prize of the Fondation Ipsen has been awarded to
Business Wire / Posted 29 days ago
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- three scientists for their pioneering work in the domain of genes, synapses and psychiatric disorders: Mark F. Bear (Massachusetts Institute of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Recipients of GSA poster awards announced at 20th International C. elegans MeetingThe Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the C. elegans research community are
Recipients of GSA poster awards announced at 20th International C. elegans Meeting
News-Medical-Net / Posted a month ago
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the C. elegans research community are pleased to announce the recipients of the GSA poster awards at the 20th International C. elegans Meeting, which took place at the University of California, Los Angeles,... Read more

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