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Scientists Win $1.2M to Study New Strategies for Treating Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease & Muscle Decline


Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute Florida campus have been awarded nearly $1.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to create a series of drug candidates that advance treatments for such conditions as obesity, type-2 diabetes,...
3-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Remicade® Developer Funds New Super-Resolution Microscope at Scripps Florida


The co-developer of Remicade®, one of the three top-selling drugs in the world, has donated more than $500,000 to fund what will be known as the Iris and Junming Le Foundation Super-Resolution Microscopy Facility on the Florida campus of The...
29-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

TSRI Study Reveals Workings of Mysterious ‘Relief Valve’ That Protects Cells From Swelling


Solving a long-standing mystery in cell biology, a team has shown how a key “relief-valve” in cells keeps cells from taking in too much water and swelling excessively. The mechanism has been linked to stroke-induced brain damage, diabetes,...
25-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Philanthropist Samuel Yin Provides $12.8 Million Gift for New Laboratories at the Scripps Research Institute


Philanthropist and businessman Samuel Yin of Taiwan has given $12.8 million to The Scripps Research Institute to help fund construction of a new building complex on the La Jolla campus.
27-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Crouching Protein, Hidden Enzyme

A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of California (UC), Berkeley shows how a crucial molecular enzyme starts in a tucked-in somersault position and flips out when it encounters the right target....
25-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New TSRI Study Shows Path to ‘Dial Down’ Autoimmunity Without Compromising Immune Response


A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute shows how dangerous autoimmune responses, seen in diseases such as lupus and multiple sclerosis, might be “dialed down” without compromising the immune system’s ability to fight...
19-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

TSRI Chemists Devise Powerful New Method for Modifying Drug Molecules


Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a versatile new technique for making modifications—especially one type of extremely difficult, but much-sought-after modification—to complex drug molecules.
9-Jan-2016 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

TSRI Researchers Develop Versatile New Way to Build Molecules


Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a new and widely applicable technique for building potential drug molecules and other organic compounds.
14-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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