January 27, 2015
Scripps Florida Scientists Establish that Drug Candidates Can Block Pathway Associated with Cell Death in Parkinson’s Disease
In a pair of related studies, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have shown their drug candidates can target biological pathways involved in the destruction of brain cells in Parkinson's disease.
January 21, 2015
Scripps Florida Scientists Move Closer to a Personalized Treatment Solution for Intellectual Disability
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have produced an approach that completely protects animal models against a type of genetic disruption that causes intellectual disability, including serious memory impairments and altered anxiety levels.
January 14, 2015
Scripps Florida Scientists Develop Novel Platform for Treatment of Breast, Pancreatic Cancer
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a novel synthetic compound that sharply inhibits the activity of a protein that plays an important role in in the progression of breast and pancreatic cancers.
January 12, 2015
TSRI Scientists Design Nicotine Vaccine that Provokes Robust Immune Response
When a promising nicotine vaccine failed in clinical trials a few years ago, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) were determined to keep trying to help smokers overcome their addiction.
January 12, 2015
TSRI Scientists Discover Possible New Target for Treating Brain Inflammation
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified an enzyme that produces a class of inflammatory lipid molecules in the brain.
January 08, 2015
TSRI Scientists Illuminate Mysterious Molecular Mechanism Powering Cells in Most Forms of Life
A team led by structural biologists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has taken a big step toward understanding the intricate molecular mechanism of a metabolic enzyme produced in most forms of life on Earth.