February 20, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover Drug Resistance Mechanism that Could Impact Development of Two Antibiotic Drug Candidates
The use of antibiotics is often considered among the most important advances in the treatment of human disease. Unfortunately, though, bacteria are finding ways to make a comeback.
February 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 (TSRI) 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.
February 09, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Invent Breakthrough Approach to Quickly Identify New Drug Candidates from Genome Sequence
In research that could ultimately lead to many new medicines, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a potentially general approach to design drugs from genome sequence.
January 30, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientist Awarded $1.8 Million to Develop New Approaches to Lung Cancer Therapy
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded approximately $1.8 million from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health to identify the signaling pathways that underlie lung cancer and to use this information to develop new therapeutic approaches.
January 28, 2014
Scripps Florida to Host Gala Luncheon in Celebration of ‘Decade of Discovery’
More than 350 business, political, community and scientific leaders from across Palm Beach County will gather at the Kravis Center on Thursday, February 6 to celebrate Scripps Florida’s 10th anniversary.
January 28, 2014
Community Invited to ‘CELLebrate’ Scripps Florida’s 10th Anniversary at Annual Science Festival
Event to offer exciting hands-on activities and awe-inspiring science demonstrations for all, with a special curriculum for school children
January 23, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Find Regulator of Amyloid Plaque Buildup in Alzheimer’s Disease
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified a critical regulator of a molecule deeply involved in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
January 22, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Offer New Insight into Neuron Changes Brought About by Aging
How aging affects communication between neurons is not well understood, a gap that makes it more difficult to treat a range of disorders, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
January 13, 2014
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Develop Promising Drug Candidates for Pain, Addiction
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have described a pair of drug candidates that advance the search for new treatments for pain, addiction and other disorders.
January 08, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Possible Key to Drug Resistance in Crohn’s Disease
Two-thirds to three-quarters of the estimated 700,000 Americans living with Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune condition that can disrupt the entire gastrointestinal tract, will require surgery at some point during their life.
January 02, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover Most Detailed Picture Yet of Muscular Dystrophy Defect then Design Targeted New Drug Candidates
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have revealed an atomic-level view of a genetic defect that causes a form of muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy type 2, and have used this information to design drug candidates with potential to counter those defects—and reverse the disease.