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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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