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Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover How Molecule Protects Brain Cells in Parkinson’s Disease Model

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have found how a widely known but little-studied enzyme protects brain cells in models of Parkinson’s disease.
15-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

TSRI Scientists Find that Nicotine Use Increases Compulsive Alcohol Consumption

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A study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute reveals that, in rat models, nicotine exposure actually promotes alcohol dependence.
14-Apr-2015 9:30 AM EDT

Scripps Florida Scientists Awarded $1.2 Million to Find Drug Candidates that Could Treat a Wide Range of Cancers

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded $1.2 million from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health to accelerate development of drug candidates to curb one of the most...
9-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

TSRI Scientists Find Molecular Trigger of Schizophrenia-Like Behaviors and Brain Changes

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a molecule in the brain that triggers schizophrenia-like behaviors, brain changes and global gene expression in an animal model. The research gives scientists new tools for someday...
7-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Scientists Win $3.3 Million Grant to Speed Development of Treatments for Intellectual Disability, Autism, Epilepsy

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded $3.3 million by the National Institutes of Health to identify biomarkers to accelerate drug development for disorders including autism spectrum disorder, epilepsy...
2-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Scripps Florida Scientists Reveal Unique Mechanism of Natural Product with Powerful Antimicrobial Action

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Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have uncovered the unique mechanism of a powerful natural product with wide-ranging antifungal, antibacterial, anti-malaria and anti-cancer effects. The new study sheds light on the natural small...
30-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Scripps Research Institute Names Christopher A. Lee as Director of Philanthropy

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The Scripps Research Institute has named Christopher A. Lee, formerly of PCI (Project Concern International), as director of philanthropy on the institute’s La Jolla, California campus.
24-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

TSRI Team Discovers Enzyme that Keeps Blood Stem Cells Functional to Prevent Anemia

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found a particular enzyme in blood stem cells that is key to maintaining healthy periods of cell inactivity; if these cells become too active and divide too often, they risk acquiring cell damage and...
23-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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