Vol 11. Issue 19 / June 6, 2011

Researchers Find Key Mechanism in Transition to Alcohol Dependence — "This paper elegantly and logically brings… two lines of research together," says Markus Heilig, clinical director of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Scientists Find Way to Block Stress-Related Cell Death — The study builds on the on the LoGrassso lab's research on JNK, which has been implicated in many processes in the body's response to stresses, such as oxidative stress, protein misfolding, and metabolic disorder.

David Sarlah and Jun Shi Receive Roche Excellence in Chemistry Awards

Keary Engle Awarded NSF Summer Fellowship

Scripps Research Hosts JDRF San Diego Meeting

New Class of Compounds Offers Great R&D Potential

Slideshow: Scripps Research Holds 19th Commencement

Researchers Show How Shifts in Temperature Prime Immune Response

Study Suggests Enzyme Crucial to DNA Replication May Provide Potent Anti-Cancer Drug Target

Scientists Develop Compound that Effectively Halts Progression of Multiple Sclerosise

Scientists Find E. Coli Enzyme Must Move to Function

Scientists Find Sensory Wiring for Smells Varies Among Individuals

Method Reveals New View of Human Nerve Cells, Opening Door to Potential Drug Targets

Scripps Research and MIT Scientists Discover Class of Potent Anti-Cancer Compounds

New Lupus Drug Results from Scripps Research Technology



Led by Advances in Chemical Synthesis, Team Discovers that a Rare Natural Product Has Potent Pain-Killing Properties
The novel compound, synthesized in the Micalizio lab and tested in the Bohn lab, offers the possibility of developing an alternative to problematic narcotic analgesics.