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Scripps Research Institute Chemist Jin-Quan Yu Wins MacArthur Fellowship

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Chemist Jin-Quan Yu of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has won a 2016 MacArthur Fellowship, sometimes called a “genius grant.”
22-Sep-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Study Illuminates How Mystery MS Drug Works

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A study by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has helped to de-mystify the molecular workings of the multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera®. The drug is the most widely prescribed pill-based therapy for MS, but its biological mechanism...
21-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SRI Study Suggests Repurposed Deworming Drugs Could Combat C. difficile Epidemic

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a potential new weapon against Clostridium difficile, a bacterium that causes hundreds of thousands of severe intestinal infections in the U.S. every year and is frequently fatal.
13-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Study Suggests Disordered Protein ‘Shape Shifts’ to Avoid Crowding

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have brought physics and biology together to further understand how cells’ crowded surfaces induce complex protein behavior.
15-Sep-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Discover Antibodies that Target Holes in HIV’s Defenses

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A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute shows that “holes” in HIV’s defensive sugar shield could be important in designing an HIV vaccine.
12-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI and IAVI Researchers Harness Antibody Evolution on the Path to an AIDS Vaccine

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A series of new studies led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative describe a potential vaccination strategy to jump-start the selection and evolution of broadly effective antibodies to prevent...
8-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Reverse Alcohol Dependence in Animal Models

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There may be a way to switch off the urge for compulsive drinking, according to a new study in animal models led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute.
6-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New TSRI Method Makes Building ‘One-Handed’ Drugs Easier than Ever

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Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute have invented a new technique for constructing one-handed or “chiral” drug molecules. The new method is already being adopted by pharmaceutical researchers.
1-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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