Vol 11. Issue 21 / July 4, 2011

Researchers Discover New Molecular Pathway Involved in Wound Healing and Temperature Sensation
The surprising finding from the Patapoutian lab could lead to better drugs.

Scripps Institutions Join National Tumor Consortium — The consortium aims to accelerate targeted cancer therapies.

Scientist Wins $1.9 Million Grant to Study Malaria — The research in the Winzeler lab aims to explore untapped opportunities to combat the malaria parasite in the liver.

Marisa Roberto Knighted by Italian Republic

Kristin Baldwin and Anton Maximov Receive Baxter Foundation Young Faculty Awards

Team Sheds New Light on How Blood Clots Form

Led by Advances in Chemical Synthesis, Team Discovers that a Rare Natural Product Has Potent Pain-Killing Propertiesy

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



Team Solves Mystery of Nerve Disease Genes
The research, led by Associate Professor Xiang-Lei Yang, may lead to new therapeutics for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and other conditions.