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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

Scripps Florida Scientists Win $1.5 Million Grant to Develop New Drugs for Cancer

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop drug candidates that could treat cancer and neurodegenerative disease.
19-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

New Compound Prevents Type 1 Diabetes in Animal Models—Before It Begins

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have successfully tested a potent synthetic compound that prevents type 1 diabetes in animal models of the disease.
17-Mar-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Scripps Florida Scientists Confirm Key Targets of New Anti-Cancer Drug Candidates

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have confirmed the ribosome assembly process as a potentially fertile new target for anti-cancer drugs by detailing the essential function of a key component in the assembly...
16-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Study Shows Two New Flu Strains Do Not Yet Easily Infect Humans

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have analyzed a key protein from two influenza strains that recently began causing sporadic infections among people in China and Taiwan. The analyses suggest the flu viruses have not acquired changes...
10-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

TSRI Scientists Show that Proteins Critical In Day-Night Cycles Also Protect Cells from Mutations

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New research from The Scripps Research Institute shows that two proteins critical for maintaining healthy day-night cycles also protect against mutations that could lead to cancer.
9-Mar-2015 7:05 PM EDT

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