Salk Institute -- UCSD -- SDFD Study (image) Salk Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Salk and UC San Diego scientists receive $1.5 million to study firefighter health. Firefighters at San Diego station 1, known locally as "The Big House," prepare to go out on a call. Credit Salk Institute Usage Restrictions with credit and related coverage. 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.