Scientists Establish that Drug Candidates Can Block Pathway Associated with Cell Death in Parkinson’s Disease
In a pair of related studies, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have shown their drug candidates can target biological pathways involved in the destruction of brain cells in Parkinson's disease.
26-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST
Scripps Florida Scientists Move Closer to a Personalized Treatment Solution for Intellectual Disability
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have produced an approach that completely protects animal models against a type of genetic disruption that causes intellectual disability, including serious memory impairments and...
21-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified a novel synthetic compound that sharply inhibits the activity of a protein that plays an important role in in the progression of breast and pancreatic cancers.
14-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST
A team from The Scripps Research Institute has designed a more effective nicotine vaccine and proven that the structures of molecules used in vaccines is critical.
12-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has identified an enzyme that produces a class of inflammatory lipid molecules in the brain. Abnormally high levels of these molecules appear to cause a rare inherited neurodegenerative...
9-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST
A team led by structural biologists at The Scripps Research Institute has taken a big step toward understanding the intricate molecular mechanism of a metabolic enzyme— nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase—produced in most forms of life on...
7-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST
A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute suggests therapies that change gene expression in parents could help their children. Research showed offspring of mice treated with a drug also had delayed onset and reduced symptoms of...
18-Dec-2014 10:00 PM EST
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Uncover New, Fundamental Mechanism for How Resveratrol Provides Health Benefits
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found that resveratrol, the red-wine ingredient once touted as an elixir of youth, powerfully activates an evolutionarily ancient stress response in human cells. The finding should dispel much of and...
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