Vol 8. Issue 6 / February 25, 2008

Study Uncovers New Mechanism of Long-Term Memory Formation - Neuron spines recruit receptors that may aid in learning.

Scientists Find Protein May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease - What can destroy a heart might safeguard the brain.

Travis Young Wins Lesly Starr Shelton Award

In Memoriam: Frank J. Dixon, 1920-2008

Medicine Man: Philip LoGrasso Targets Drug Discovery

Scientists Discover New Gene Linked to Fragile X Syndrome

Scientists Find New Genetic Mutation that Halts the Development of Lupus

Team Finds a Widely Used Anti-Malarial Drug Prevents Cancer Development

Team Identifies Human Antibodies that Prevent Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Mouse Model

Scientists Discover Chemical Triggers for Aggression in Mice

Diamonds and Pearls - This year marks the 30th anniversary of Ernest Beutler as chair of the Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute.