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Fruit Flies Journey to International Space Station to Study Effects of Zero Gravity on the Heart

Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) today announced six boxes of fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) will travel to the International Space Station (ISS) to study the impact of weightlessness on the heart. The...
25-May-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Zika Virus Inhibitor Identified

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Compound could serve as basis for drugs to prevent neurological complications of Zika
16-May-2017 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Underlying Molecular Mechanism of Bipolar Disorder Revealed

An international collaborative study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), with major participation from Yokohama School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and UC San Diego, has identified the molecular...
5-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mysterious Molecule’s Function in Skin Cancer Identified

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SBP researcher Ranjan Perera uncovered the M.O. of a mysterious lncRNA molecule called SPRIGHTLY that acts as a hub for cancer-related genes in the nucleus. The study identified “major” RNA binding partners – genes already implicated in a...
3-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Appoints Three New Members to the Board of Trustees

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) announces the appointment of three new members to the board of trustees. Joining the board are Donald J. Rosenberg, J.D., Kazumi Shiosaki, Ph.D., and James M. Myers.
27-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Insights on Triggering Muscle Formation

A team of scientists led by Lorenzo Puri, M.D., Ph.D., has identified a previously unrecognized step in stem cell-mediated muscle regeneration. The study, published in Genes and Development, helps explain why muscle stem cells lose the...
25-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Peter Adams Receives Prestigious Glenn Award

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Peter D. Adams, Ph.D., professor in the Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), has received a Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging from the Glenn Foundation for...
12-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Investigator Anindya Bagchi Joins Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

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Anindya Bagchi, Ph.D., is joining the faculty of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) as associate professor in the Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program. Bagchi comes to SBP from the University of Minnesota.
5-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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