Vol 6. Issue 27 / Sep 18, 2006

New Study Pinpoints Unique Genetic Susceptibility for Viral Encephalitis - The findings of a study by Professor Bruce Beutler and colleagues uncover a genetic immunodeficiency that leaves patients vulnerable to herpes simplex encephalitis. The research points the way to new therapeutic possibilities.

Scripps Research, McDonald's Align to Fight Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes - The announcement of a $2 million gift from McDonald's was made at Scripps Research's Annual Donor Appreciation Dinner.

Paul Kenny Wins Travel Award


Study Unveils Structure of Key Component of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Scripps Research Team Reverses Friedreich's Ataxia Defect in Cell Culture

Scripps Research Scientists Successfully Test New Anti-Obesity Vaccine

Quantum Leap

Scientists Show Prion Disease Agent Can Cause Heart Damage

Researchers Map Infectious Hepatitis B Virus

Blood Work

Study Suggests Virus Uses Pressure to Sense when Full of DNA

Researchers Link Effects of Withdrawal to Compulsive Drug Use and Craving 

Graduate Program Retreat Looks to Next Generation of Leading Scientists - "The level of science at the retreat was as high as you'd find at an international scientific conference anywhere," said Jeffery Kelly, dean of graduate and postgraduate studies.