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Scientists Establish that Drug Candidates Can Block Pathway Associated with Cell Death in Parkinson’s Disease

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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

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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

Scripps Florida Scientists Develop Novel Platform for Treatment of Breast, Pancreatic Cancer

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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

TSRI Scientists Design Nicotine Vaccine that Provokes Robust Immune Response

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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

TSRI Scientists Discover Possible New Target for Treating Brain Inflammation

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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

TSRI Scientists Illuminate Mysterious Molecular Mechanism Powering Cells in Most Forms of Life

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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

TSRI Scientists Find Drug That Helps Huntington’s Disease-Afflicted Mice—and Their Offspring

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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

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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...
19-Dec-2014 10:50 AM EST

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