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Scripps Florida Awarded $2.5 Million to Advance Development of RNA-Based Therapeutics

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health to design precision drug candidates that target...
4-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Find Root Cause of Appetite Loss During Illness

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Loss of appetite during illness is common and potentially debilitating; in cancer patients, especially, it can even shorten lifespan. Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered how an immune system molecule hijacks a brain circuit...
4-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Predict Cell Changes That Affect Breast Cancer Growth, Opening Door to More Effective Therapies

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Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute’s Florida campus have shown how sometimes small, often imperceptible, structural changes in a key breast cancer receptor are directly linked to regulating molecules and can produce predictable effects...
28-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI, Harvard, Stanford and Brandeis Collaborate to Study MicroRNA’s Role in Memory, Sleep and Synapse Function

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A group including scientists at The Scripps Research Institute Florida campus has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders to study the role of microRNAs in a range of physiological activities, including memory,...
27-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TSRI Scientists Reveal Secrets of a Deadly Virus Family

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the structure of the biological machinery used by a common virus to recognize and attack human host cells. The new structure gives scientists the first view of the glycoprotein of lymphocytic...
26-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Molecule-Building Method From TSRI Opens Up Vast Realm of Chemistry for Pharma and Other Industries

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have devised a new molecule-building method likely to have a major impact on the pharmaceutical industry and other chemistry-based enterprises. The method allows construction of novel, complex and...
21-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wellderly Study Suggests Link Between Genes That Protect Against Cognitive Decline and Overall Healthy Aging

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An eight-year-long accrual and analysis of the whole genome sequences of healthy elderly people, or “Wellderly,” has revealed a higher-than-normal presence of genetic variants offering protection from cognitive decline, researchers from the...
18-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method Enlists Electricity for Easier, Cheaper, Greener Chemistry

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found a new and better way to achieve a chemical reaction that is used widely in the pharmaceutical as well as flavor and fragrance industries.
20-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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