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Scripps Research Institute Scientists Link Alcohol-Dependence Gene to Neurotransmitter


Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute solved the mystery of why a specific signaling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence. The new research shows the gene, Nf1, regulates gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a neurotransmitter that...
27-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Scripps Research Institute Chemists Uncover Powerful New Click Chemistry Reactivity


Chemists led by Nobel laureate K. Barry Sharpless at The Scripps Research Institute have used his click chemistry to uncover unprecedented, powerful reactivity for making new drugs, diagnostics, plastics, smart materials and many other products.
14-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Research Team Successfully Targets Common Mutation in Lou Gehrig’s Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia


A team led by scientists from the Florida campuses of The Scripps Research Institute and the Mayo Clinic have designed a therapeutic strategy targeting a specific genetic mutation that causes a common form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and a type...
11-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

A Gene Linked to Disease Found to Play a Critical Role in Normal Memory Development


A study from The Scripps Research Institute’s Florida campus and Columbia University shows the huntingtin gene plays a critical role in long-term memory.
12-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Scripps Research Institute Announces Interim Leadership


The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Board of Trustees today announced that James Paulson, chair of TSRI’s Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, has been appointed acting president and CEO as Michael Marletta’s presidency comes to a close.
11-Aug-2014 7:00 PM EDT

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Demonstrate Long-Sought Drug Candidate Can Halt Tumor Growth


Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have disrupted the function of MYC, a cancer regulator thought to be “undruggable.” The researchers found that a credit card-like molecule they developed moves in and disrupts critical interactions...
7-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

TSRI Laboratories Perform Crucial Research in Development of Promising Ebola Virus Treatment


Laboratories at The Scripps Research Institute are investigating antibodies to fight Ebola virus, including the three antibodies recently used to treat two American health care workers infected with the Ebola virus.
5-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Find New Calorie-Burning Switch in Brown Fat


Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a signaling pathway that switches on a powerful calorie-burning process in brown fat cells.
31-Jul-2014 7:00 PM EDT

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