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February 11, 2016

Today, we are excited to announce that our Co-Founder and Board Member, Jean Case, has been elected chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Geographic Society.  We could not be more proud of her as she steps into this role with such an iconic organization.

Jean joins a successful line of stewards who have guided National Geographic to great heights over the course of its rich 128-year history. From her co-founding of ABC2 to her pioneering efforts at the Case Foundation and AOL, Jean has worked tirelessly to create opportunities that enrich people’s lives and...

January 8, 2016

LA JOLLA—Glioblastoma multiforme is a particularly deadly cancer. A person diagnosed with this type of brain tumor typically survives 15 months, if given the best care. The late Senator Ted Kennedy succumbed to this disease in just over a year.

But scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered a key to how these tumor cells proliferate so quickly —and ways to turn this engine of tumor growth into a target for cancer treatment.

“This is a disease for which there has been practically no improvement in...