Vol 10. Issue 23 / August 2, 2010

Scripps Research and Dana-Farber Scientists Uncover Novel Anti-Diabetes Mechanism
The findings could lead to the next generation of improved therapies.

New Research Shows Infectious Prions Can Arise Spontaneously in Normal Brain Tissue
Metal surfaces spur the conversion of normal prion protein into disease-causing prions.

Debbie Liao
Meet Research Associate Debbie Liao of the Reisfeld lab.

Carlos Barbas Wins 2010 NIH Director's Pioneer Award

Richard Lerner Receives Honorary Degree from University of Warwick

Daniel Wacker Awarded Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Fellowship

Scientists Uncover Previously Unknown Natural Mechanism that Controls Cocaine Use

Institute Expands Summer Internship Programs

Scientists Determine Structure of Immune Molecule that Counteracts Many Strains of HIV

Scripps Research Institute Dedicates Dorris Neuroscience Center

Scientists Find Chemical Signal from Predators That Sparks Fear in Mice

Team Discovers Body's Own Molecular Protection Against Arthritis

Study Overturns Decade-Old Findings in Neurobiology

Scripps Research Celebrates 18th Commencement

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 Opens the Door to Developing a New Class of Drugs for Treating Epileptic Seizures
A collaboration by the Lu, Roberts, and Bartfai labs produces a "double breakthrough."