Tuesday, March 24, 2015
New FAU, Scripps Florida, Max Planck Collaboration Aims to Accelerate Innovation, Drug Discovery and Technology Development

Unique Research and Education Collaboration Shows that ‘The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts’ ..

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Scripps Florida Scientists Develop Novel Platform for Treatment of Breast, Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a novel synthetic compound that sharply inhibits the activity of a protein that plays an important role in in the progression of breast and pancreatic cancers. ..

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Monday, December 22, 2014
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Uncover New, Fundamental Mechanism for How Resveratrol Provides Health Benefits

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that resveratrol, the red-wine ingredient once touted as an elixir of youth, powerfully activates an evolutionarily ancient stress response in human cells. The finding should dispel much of the mystery and controversy about how resveratrol really works. ..

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover Major Factor in Development of Huntington’s Disease

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment. ..

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Monday, October 27, 2014
New Clinical Trial Data: Scripps Research Institute MS Drug Candidate Also Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis

Positive new clinical data were released today on a drug candidate for ulcerative colitis that was first discovered and synthesized at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). ..

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Monday, September 22, 2014
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Awarded $7.9 Million to Develop Artificial Immune System

Scientists from both campuses of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded a total of $7.9 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense.  ..

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Thursday, September 04, 2014
Scripps Team Identifies Important Regulators of Immune Cell Response

In a collaborative study, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology have developed a more effective method to determine how immune cells called T cells differentiate into specialized types of cells that help eradicate infected cells and assist other immune cells during infection. ..

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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Make Diseased Cells Synthesize Their Own Drug

In a new study that could ultimately lead to many new medicines, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have adapted a chemical approach to turn diseased cells into unique manufacturing sites for molecules that can treat a form of muscular dystrophy. ..

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Scripps Florida and Mayo Clinic Team Up to Successfully Target Common Mutation in Lou Gehrig’s Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia

An international team led by scientists from the Florida campuses of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Mayo Clinic have for the first time successfully designed a therapeutic strategy targeting a specific genetic mutation that causes a common form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, as well a type of frontotemporal dementia (FTD). ..

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Scripps: A Gene Linked to Disease Found to Play a Critical Role in Normal Memory Development

It has been more than 20 years since scientists discovered that mutations in the gene huntingtin cause the devastating progressive neurological condition Huntington’s disease, which involves involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment. Surprisingly little, however, has been known about the gene’s role in normal brain activity. ..

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