The Scripps Research Institute - At The Forefront

December 2015

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The Biggest Breakthroughs of 2015

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) are committed to understanding life's fundamental processes and using that knowledge to advance human health. And this year brought many exciting breakthroughs in that quest.

Some of the 2015 highlights include: pinpointing a DNA variation that may cause Alzheimer's, discovering a method to promote the development of new bone-forming cells in patients suffering from bone loss, and identifying a natural compound that effectively killed all strains of HIV tested, among many other advances.

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TSRI's collaborative approach to research is making breakthroughs to better treat and cure diseases like Alzheimer's and cancer. Please support this life-saving work during the holiday season – and help us raise $100,000 toward our 2015 Year-End Research Fund by 12/31.


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Make a Tribute Gift and Make a Difference

Now is your opportunity to honor a loved one or a dear friend by making a charitable gift before the end of the year. Your tribute gift will not only benefit those you honor, but also medical research at TSRI – including research programs tackling many dreaded diseases such as cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's, Ebola, and much, much more.

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Give a Gift that Gives Double

One of the best ways to maximize the impact of your generosity is to have your employer match all or part of your donation to TSRI. Click here to find out if your employer has a matching gift program. And if it does, giving is simple. Just obtain the necessary matching gift form from your employer (usually found in the human resources office), complete it, and drop it in the mail. And know that your gift has had double the impact on our life-saving work!



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TSRI's biotech breakthroughs have led to more than 50 spin-off companies and almost 1,000 U.S. patents, among the highest of any U.S. academic institution.




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