Vol 11. Issue 9 / March 14, 2011

Study Points to Liver, Not Brain, as Origin of Alzheimer's Plaques — The results from the Sutcliffe lab could lead to new strategies for prevention and therapy.

Scientists Develop New Test for "Pluripotent" Stem Cells — The diagnostic test enables accurate, rapid assessment of the quality of stem cell lines.

Scripps Research Hosts Prospective PhD Students — More than 100 of the world's most promising science students came calling during recent graduate student recruitment weekends.

Scripps Research Virologists Participate in New Global Network

Briana Weiser Awarded Bailey Fellowship

Scripps Florida Intern Presents at AAAS

Engineering Better Approaches to Chemistry

Scripps Research Names Michael A. Marletta as President

Scientists Develop Powerful New Methodology for Stabilizing Proteins

Scientists Reveal Key Mechanism Governing Nicotine Addiction

Scripps Research Team Creates New Synthetic Compound with HIV-Fighting Promise

Scientists Reveal Complete Structure of HIV's Outer Shell

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

New Lupus Drug Results from Scripps Research Technology
The long path from research in the Lerner lab to Benlysta®'s approval emphasizes the importance of basic research.