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TSRI Researchers Show Experience Plays Powerful Role in Early Stages of Brain Circuit Development

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A study from The Scripps Research Institute suggests external stimulation guides certain neurons’ early development so that inhibitory neurons split into two different types of neurons, each with a different job, adding another level of complexity...
20-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Discover Mechanism that Turns Mutant Cells into Aggressive Cancers

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have caught a cancer-causing mutation in the act. A new study shows how a gene mutation found in several human cancers, including leukemia, gliomas and melanoma, promotes the growth of aggressive tumors.
23-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps Florida Scientists Show Commonly Prescribed Painkiller Slows Cancer Growth

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Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute Florida campus have found that one of the most widely prescribed pain and anti-inflammation drugs slows the growth rate of a specific kind of cancer in animal models and suggests the medication could...
25-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Harnessing Nature’s Vast Array of Venoms for Drug Discovery

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A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has invented a method for rapidly identifying venoms that strike a specific target in the body—and optimizing such venoms for therapeutic use.
24-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Team Streamlines Biomedical Research by Making Genetic Data Easier to Search

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A team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute is expanding web services to make biomedical research more efficient. With their free, public projects, MyGene.info and MyVariant.info, researchers around the world have a faster way to spot new...
10-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps Florida Scientists Design Potent Therapeutic ‘Warheads’ That Target Cancer Cells

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In a pair of studies, chemists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified and designed dozens of molecular “warheads” that not only can detect a key biomarker of cancer, but also could be developed into a potent...
9-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps Florida Scientists Pioneer a Breakthrough Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have for the first time designed a drug candidate that decreases the growth of tumor cells in animal models in one of the hardest to treat cancers—triple negative breast cancer.
5-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps Florida Awarded $2.5 Million to Advance Development of RNA-Based Therapeutics

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health to design precision drug candidates that target...
4-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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