Discovery Links 'Breast Cancer Gene' & Brain Development (video) Salk Institute Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered details into a surprising -- and crucial -- link between brain development and BRCA1, a gene whose mutation is tied to breast and ovarian cancer. Credit Video: Courtesy of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies Usage Restrictions Please contact email@example.com for permissions. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.