Vol 11. Issue 22 / July 18, 2011

Scientists Find 'Brake-Override' Proteins that Enable Development of Some Cancers
The finding from the Reed lab is expected to lead to the targeting of this cancer mechanism with drugs and diagnostic techniques.

$7.9 Million NIH Grant Funds 'Disease in a Dish' Genomic Research to Find Root Cause of Heart Attack — The Scripps Translational Science Institute study involves an innovative combination of stems cells and genome editing.

Gavin Rumbaugh Explores the Workings of Memory — For Assistant Professor Gavin Rumbaugh, the personal and professional have converged at Scripps Florida.

Baran Lab Collaborates with LEO Pharma

Hua Lu Awarded Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fellowship

Colin Skepper Wins National Research Service Award

Kristopher Nazor Wins Pre-doctoral Fellowship from Autism Speaks

James Lajiness Awarded Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Fellowship

Team Solves Mystery of Nerve Disease Genes

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



Discovery of Natural Antibody Brings a Universal Flu Vaccine a Step Closer
An academic–industry collaboration finds a broadly acting antibody against influenza viruses.