Vol 9. Issue 24 / August 24, 2009

Scripps Research, UCSD, and University of Oslo Team Definitively Ties Genetic Variations to Brain Size for First Time - The findings could lead to a better understanding of autism and other neurological disorders.

Scott Westenberger - Meet Scott Westenberger, research associate in the Winzeler lab who is president of the Society of Fellows.

Thomas Edgington Retires after 44 Years at Institute

Team Reports Breakthrough in Creating Live Mice from Skin Cells

Scientists Uncover a New Protein Necessary for the Proper Formation of the Immune System

Scientists Find Key Culprits in Lupus

Scientists Uncover Novel Mechanism Controlling Tumor Growth in the Brain

Team Led by Scripps Research Scientists Finds New Way that Cells Fix Damage to DNA

A Potential New MS Treatment's Long and Winding Road

Scripps Research Holds 17th Commencement

Scientists Determine Workings of Potentially Useful Virus

Team Invents First Technique for Producing Promising Anti-Leukemia Agent

A Matter of Practicality - "On one side, opiates are good because they block pain, while on the other, opiates are bad because they cause so many side effects," says Associate Professor Laura Bohn. "To me that [paired reality] poses an endless line of questions."