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3 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ebola treatment worked on monkeys

Employees of the Public Health Agency of Canada working inside of the National Microbiology Laboratory's Level 4 lab where Ebola is studied.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, San Diego, CA, Sorrento Mesa (San Diego, CA), Infectious Diseases, Medicine, La-Jolla, CA, Technical Services

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ebola's changing: Can we keep up with it?

CEO of Mapp Biopharmaceutical Kevin Whaley participated in a panel discussion at The Scripps Research Institute on Wednesday along with other experts.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, San Diego, CA, La-Jolla, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

EurekAlert!

Scripps Research Institute scientists link alcohol-dependence gene to neurotransmitter

August 27, 2014 - Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the mystery of why a specific signaling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, GABA, Supplement, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Medical News

Understanding neuron development: an interview with Dr. Brock Grill, The Scripps Research Institute

There are billions of nerve cells and connections in the developed brain. How much is currently known about the way these neurons coordinate growth and form connections within the developing brain? In terms of building connectivity, several molecules have been identified that control this process and a lot has been learned from both genetic and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Genetics, Medicine, Health

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A local researcher who helped develop the serum used to treat Ebola patients is reacting to news of their release.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Freshnews

Data Published by Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute...

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. , a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, today announced that data published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences demonstrate the potential for the MYC inhibitors that Sorrento licensed from The Scripps Research Institute .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Technical Services, Oncology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Florida Biotech News

Scripps CA Uncovers Powerful New Click Chemistry Reactivity

Chemists led by Nobel laureate K. Barry Sharpless at The Scripps Research Institute have used his click chemistry to uncover unprecedented, powerful reactivity for making new drugs, diagnostics, plastics, smart materials and many other products.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Technical Services

The San Diego Union-Tribune

a Rare Partnership on Ebola

As public-health officials struggle with the world's largest-ever outbreak of Ebola, foundational progress against the disease is coming from a remarkable collaboration in La Jolla.

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Technical Services, HIV/AIDS, Health, Influenza, Food and Drug Administration

Thu Aug 14, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Heads Still Dry, Scientists Try New Approach With ALS

Houston Texans Coach Bill O'Brien, center, Chief Operating Officer Cal McNair, right, and Houston Chronicle reporter Brian Smith, take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday to raise money for the ALS Association.

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National Public Radio

Heads Still Dry, Scientists Try New Approach With ALS

Houston Texans Coach Bill O'Brien, center, Chief Operating Officer Cal McNair, right, and Houston Chronicle reporter Brian Smith, take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday to raise money for the ALS Association.

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Related Topix: Texas, Social Software, Technical Services

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Scripps Research Institute chemists uncover powerful new click chemistry reactivity

The findings open a doorway on an unexplored chemical galaxy containing vast numbers of new molecules for making drugs, plastics and unprecedented smart materials Nobel laureate K. Barry Sharpless, PhD, is the W.M. Keck Professor of Chemistry and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at The Scripps Research Institute.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Technical Services, La-Jolla, CA

Medical Daily

Gene Responsible For ALS And FTD Can Be Targeted With New Drug;...

New therapy could help reverse Lou Gehrig's disease by destroying clumps of the toxic RNA that causes the condition.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

EurekAlert!

A gene linked to disease found to play a critical role in normal memory development

It has been more than 20 years since scientists discovered that mutations in the gene huntingtin cause the devastating progressive neurological condition Huntington's disease, which involves involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Columbia University, Genetics, Medicine

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

James Paulson chosen as TSRI's acting leader

James Paulson, chair of the Cell and Molecular Biology Department at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla.

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EurekAlert!

Scientists demonstrate long-sought drug candidate can halt tumor growth

August 11, 2014 - It's a trick any cat burglar knows: to open a locked door, slide a credit card past the latch.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Chemistry, Science

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Seeking victory against viruses

This electron micrgraph is from the first isolation and visualization of Ebola virus in 1976.

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Related Topix: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, Biotech, Science / Technology, Technical Services

Fri Aug 08, 2014

NBC San Diego

Go Inside San Diego Lab Working to Cure Ebola Virus

One of 25 labs across the globe working to solve the mystery of the Ebola virus is right here in La Jolla As NBC 7's Omari Fleming reports, the work at the Scripps Research Institute appears to have helped save the lives of the two Americans.

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, Technical Services

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Mississippi native assists with research team on experimental Ebola treatment

A Mississippi native has assisted a research team with the experimental Ebola Virus treatment administered to two infected U.S. citizens.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Technical Services

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Medical News

Altering the circadian rhythm: an interview with Dr. Doug Kojetin, The Scripps Research Institute

The circadian rhythm is affected by many different stimuli - such as sleep and light, which are the most broadly appreciated ways - but also eating - all of which can modulate, or change, important processes in our bodies such as temperature, production of hormones or other signalling small molecules, cellular regeneration, and others.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Science, Chemistry, Health

10News

Local Ebola serum spurs frustration over access

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute are part of a seven-country initiative that developed a serum, which was then manufactured by San Diego company Mapp Bio.

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