Vol 11. Issue 3 / January 24, 2011

Team Identifies Genetic Abnormalities in Stem Cell Lines — The study, from the Loring lab, suggests the need for frequent genomic monitoring of stem cells to assure their stability and clinical safety.

Chemists Devise New Method to Quantify Protein Changes — The new process, developed by the Carroll lab, could advance the study and treatment of various diseases including cancer.

Scripps Research and University of Pennsylvania Win $8 Million Grant to Develop Addiction Treatment — The scientists aim to develop novel compounds that could eventually become drug candidates for the treatment of tobacco addiction.

Scripps Research and Vanderbilt Launch Partnership

Team Creates Vaccine Against Cocaine High

Team Develops Groundbreaking Technology to Detect Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists Home In on Chemicals Needed to Reprogram Cells

Team Devises Broad New Technique for Screening Proteins

Team Reports Molecular Structure of Dopamine Receptor

Putting Down Roots: Franck Polleux Explores the Brain's Dynamic Beginnings

Team Implicates Wayward DNA-Repair Enzyme in Friedreich's Ataxia

Scientists Uncover Possible Cocaine Addiction Trigger

Team "Watches" Formation of Cells' Protein Factories for First Time

Scientists Reveal Complete Structure of HIV’s Outer Shell
The research, from the Yeager lab, provides clues for new therapies by shedding light on how the outer coating of the virus forms.