Thursday Mar 6
Detailed picture created of membrane protein linked to learning,...
The most detailed 3-D picture yet has been created of a membrane protein linked to learning, memory, anxiety, pain and brain disorders such as schizophrenia, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and autism.
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Thursday Mar 6
Scripps Wellderly Genome Resource now available to researchers
Scientists exploring the genetic causes of illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, cancer and diabetes now have a new tool - a reference DNA dataset built by researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Sheena Saayman, Scripps, to Speak on lncRNAs at the Non-Coding RNAs and RNAi Conf., June 19-20, 2014
Long non-coding RNAs have a wide range of roles in human cells, including their function as epigenetic modulators, which plays a pivotal role in the regulation of gene expression.
New probes from Scripps research quantify folded and misfolded protein levels in cells
March 4, 2014 - Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have invented small-molecule folding probes that enable them to quantify functional, normally folded and disease-associated misfolded conformations of a protein-of-interest in cells under different conditions.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The American Journal of Managed Care
Out With the Stethoscope, In With the Smartphone: How Genomics and...
The introduction for Eric J. Topol, MD, who gave the keynote address Saturday at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology in San Diego, California, ended with the usual instruction: Please silence your cell phone .
Medical News Today
Scripps Research institute scientists describe deadly immune 'storm'...
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have mapped key elements of a severe immune overreaction - a "cytokine storm" - that can both sicken and kill patients who are infected with certain strains of flu virus.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Abide, Celgene ink drug development pact
Abide Therapeutics said it has received $50 million upfront from biotech giant Celgene in a drug development agreement.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Scientists Find Resistance Mechanism That Could Impact Antibiotic Drug Development
The use of antibiotics is often considered among the most important advances in the treatment of human disease.
Cows Moove Our Understanding Of The Immune System
WASHINGTON D.C. Feb. 18, 2014 -- Understanding how antibodies work is important for designing new vaccines to fight infectious diseases and certain types of cancer and for treating disorders of the immune system in animals and humans.
Scientists describe deadly immune 'storm' caused by emergent flu infections
February 26, 2014-Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have mapped key elements of a severe immune overreaction-a "cytokine storm"-that can both sicken and kill patients who are infected with certain strains of flu virus.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
WPTV Local News
Five years since Scripps opened
It's now been five years since The Scripps Research Institute celebrated opening its facility near the FAU campus in Jupiter.
Protein M: an interview with Rajesh Grover, PhD, senior staff scientist, Lerner laboratory, TSRI
The discovery began with Dr. Lerner's hypothesis that chronic infection might be the initiation step in the manifestation of Multiple Myeloma , a B-cell carcinoma .
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Verastem Acquires Rights to Cancer Stem Cell Inhibitor VS-4718
Verastem, Inc. , focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, today announced that it has acquired the license to VS-4718 held originally by Poniard Pharmaceuticals.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Sirenas Marine Discovery Awarded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant
Sirenas Marine Discovery , an innovative drug discovery and early stage development company based in San Diego, announces today that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant totaling $291,941 by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease , to further develop a breakthrough HIV small molecule therapeutic.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Medical News Today
How cows could shed light on the mechanisms behind antibodies
To create new vaccines to combat infections, certain cancers and other illnesses that attack the immune system, scientists need to have a good understanding of the mechanisms behind antibodies.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Mandeling Quartet Coming to La Jolla
The Mandelring Quartet will perform selections from Beethoven, Mozart and others on Thursday in La Jolla.
Scientists Uncover Drug Resistance Mechanism that Could Impact...
JUPITER, FL, February 20, 2014 - The use of antibiotics is often considered among the most important advances in the treatment of human disease.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Cows moove our understanding of the immune system
Studies of cow antibodies, described at 58th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting in San Francisco, help scientists understand how our own bodies work This image shows the crystal structure of bovine antibody BLV1H12 with the exceptionally large, "ball-and-chain " antigen binding domain depicted as red ribbons.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Scripps Florida team awarded $2.3 million to unlock mysteries of long-term memory
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded approximately $2.3 million from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the processes involved in long-term memory and how deficits in those processes contribute to brain diseases.
Tue Feb 11, 2014