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WARF Therapeutics Announces Partnership with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

As part of its strategic initiative to bring new pharmaceuticals closer to patients, WARF Therapeutics announces a new partnership with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP). Under the terms of the 5-year agreement, WARF and...
21-Mar-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute welcomes new trustees

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) today announced that Matt Browne, a partner in Cooley LLP’s San Diego office; and David L. Szekeres, senior vice president, Business Development, and general counsel for Heron Therapeutics,...
7-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Prostate Cancer Becomes Treatment Resistant

Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have identified how prostate cancer transforms into a deadly treatment-resistant subtype following treatment with anti-androgen therapy. Their findings—which include the...
27-Feb-2019 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Targeted treatment shrinks deadly pediatric brain tumors

For children—whose tiny bodies are still growing—chemotherapy and radiation treatments can cause lifelong damage. Now, scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have reported that a targeted therapy that blocks a...
23-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Muscle Stem Cells Can Drive Cancer That Arises in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have demonstrated that muscle stem cells may give rise to rhabdomyosarcoma that occurs during DMD—and identified two genes linked to the tumor’s growth. The research,...
15-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Epigenetic change causes fruit fly babies to inherit diet-induced heart disease

Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have identified an epigenetic marker and two genes that caused heart failure in the children and grandchildren of fruit flies with high-fat-diet-induced heart dysfunction....
14-Jan-2019 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Powerful microscope captures first image of “haystack” nanoscaffold that promotes cell movement

Using one of the most powerful microscopes in the world, scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) have identified a dense, dynamic and disorganized...
11-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Loss of two genes drives a deadly form of colorectal cancer, reveals a potential treatment

Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), in collaboration with clinicians from Scripps Clinic, have identified that the loss of two genes drives the formation of serrated colorectal cancer—yielding potential...
6-Dec-2018 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) is an independent nonprofit medical research organization that conducts world-class, collaborative, biological research and translates its discoveries for the benefit of patients. SBP focuses its research on cancer, immunity, neurodegeneration, metabolic disorders and rare children’s diseases. The Institute invests in talent, technology and partnerships to accelerate the translation of laboratory discoveries that will have the greatest impact on patients. Recognized for its world-class NCI-designated Cancer Center and the Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics, SBP employs about 975 scientists and staff in San Diego (La Jolla), Calif., and Orlando (Lake Nona), Fla. For more information, visit us at SBPdiscovery.org or on Facebook at facebook.com/SBPdiscovery and on Twitter @SBPdiscovery.

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    Professor & Senior VP- Neuroscience Drug Discovery

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    Professor & Director - Stem Cell Regenerative Med.

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