Vol 10. Issue 17 / May 17, 2010

Study Overturns Decade-Old Findings in Neurobiology
The new research suggests a potential target for drugs to combat alcohol addiction.

Scientists Shed Light on Potential Treatment for Gaucher's Disease and Related Disorders
The findings from the Kelly lab may inspire clinical trials.

The Graduating Students
Their names, faces, thesis titles, and advisors.

Potential Friedreich's Ataxia Drug Based on Gottesfeld Lab Work Poised to Start Clinical Trials

Martin Lotz Wins Osteoarthritis Research Society International Award

Tiansheng Mei and Dong-Hui Wang Receive China Scholarship Council Scholarships

Keary Engle Wins ACS Green Chemistry Institute Award

Scientists Solve Protein Structure Revealing Secrets of Cell Membranes

Scientists Reveal How Genetic Mutations May Cause Type 1 Diabetes

Scripps Research Scientists Solve Mystery of Fragile Stem Cells

New Nano-Tool Synthesized at Scripps Research

Study Shows Compulsive Eating Shares Addictive Biochemical Mechanism with Cocaine, Heroine Abuse

Scripps Research Team Finds Structure of "Swine Flu" Virus

Light Activated "Warhead" Turns Modest Molecules into Super Protein Killers

Scientists Identify Age-Associated Defects in Schizophrenia

Courtney Miller's Compass

Team Reveals How An Old Drug Could Have A New Use for Treating River Blindness

Scientists Find Two Compounds that Lay the Foundation for a New Class of AIDS Drug

Scripps Research Holds 18th Commencement
The ceremony honored keynote speaker and Nobel laureate Gerald Edelman of Scripps Research and 30 graduating students. In addition, the first Gilula Award for Faculty Excellence in Graduate Education was bestowed on Professor Ian Wilson.