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TSRI Scientists Receive Funding to Advance Stem Cell-Based Parkinson’s Therapy

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Scripps Clinic have received a grant of nearly $2.4 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to support safety and quality tests of a potential stem cell therapy...
21-Jul-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Team Finds Potential Drug Candidates that Could Intervene in Deadly Diseases

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In a new study, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have identified drug candidates that can boost a cell’s ability to catch the “typos” in protein production that can cause a deadly disease called amyloidosis, revealing a new...
20-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tendon, Heal Thyself!

A study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute reveals the role of the gene Mkx in maintaining and strengthening tendons in animal models; the gene also appears to prevent a debilitating tendon condition called “ossification.”
13-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps Florida Scientists Link Bipolar Disorder to Unexpected Brain Region

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have shown for the first time that ensembles of genes within the striatum could be deeply involved in bipolar disorder.
8-Jul-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Awarded $20 Million for First Year of Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program

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As part of the most ambitious medical research program in the history of American medicine, The Scripps Research Institute has received an initial award of $20 million for its role in a national precision medicine initiative, the National Institutes...
6-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Stabilize HIV Structure, Design Potential AIDS Vaccine Candidates

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Two new studies led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute advance efforts to produce HIV vaccine candidates, potentially suitable for large-scale production.
28-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI’s Phil Baran Wins Blavatnik National Award

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Chemist Phil Baran of The Scripps Research Institute has won a 2016 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists. Blavatnik National Awards are granted to only three individuals each year, one in each of the fields of physical science/engineering,...
27-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Find New Cancer Drug Target in Dual-Function Protein

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have identified a protein that launches cancer growth and appears to contribute to higher mortality in breast cancer patients. The new findings suggest that future therapies might target this protein,...
24-Jun-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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