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May 31, 2012, 18:47 ET

Scripps Research Institute's Richard A. Lerner Wins Prince of Asturias Award for Scientific and Technical Research

 Scripps Research Institute Professor Richard A. Lerner, MD, has won a prestigious international honor, the Prince of Asturias Award for...

Apr 18, 2012, 09:00 ET

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Develop Antidote for Cocaine Overdose

Results Show Potential for Life-Saving Injection  Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have shown that an injectable solution...

Mar 29, 2012, 13:08 ET

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Create Compounds that Dramatically Alter Biological Clock and Lead to Weight Loss

The New Molecules Could Lead to Unique Treatments for Obesity, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, and Sleep Disorders Scientists from the Florida...

Mar 06, 2012, 19:01 ET

Scripps Research Discoveries Lead to Newly Approved Drug for Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome

New Drug Helps Pre-Term Infants Breathe Scientific advances at The Scripps Research Institute have led to a new drug Surfaxin®...

Feb 03, 2012, 06:00 ET
Scripps Research Institute biophysicist Peter Kuhn and colleagues have captured images of tumor cells circulating in the blood stream, such as this cluster of lung tumor cells (in red-blue) shown interacting with normal blood cells (green-blue) recovered from a blood sample of a patient with lung cancer. (Image courtesy of the Kuhn lab, The Scripps Research Institute.)    (PRNewsFoto/The Scripps Research Institute)

Team Led By Scripps Research Scientists Demonstrates Effective New 'Biopsy in a Blood Test' to Detect Cancer

Series of Five Studies Highlights Potential of Technology to Boost Patient Care, Research Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute,...

Jan 02, 2012, 09:15 ET
Michael A. Marletta became president of The Scripps Research Institute January 1.  (PRNewsFoto/Scripps Research Institute)

Michael A. Marletta Takes Office as New President of Scripps Research Institute

Renowned biochemist Michael A. Marletta, PhD, assumed the post of president and CEO of The Scripps Research Institute January 1, succeeding...

Nov 18, 2011, 06:00 ET

Jeopardy! Winnings Spur IBM and Scripps Research Institute Collaboration to Fight Against Malaria

Project to use 2 million PCs to crunch numbers, compress 100 years of research into just one IBM's Watson computing system broke new ground...

Nov 17, 2011, 16:57 ET

Scripps Research Scientists Identify New Class of Antimalarial Compounds

Findings Point to the Development of Novel Drugs that Could Eradicate the Disease A international team led by scientists from the Genomics...

Oct 13, 2011, 14:00 ET

Scripps Research Scientists Reveal Surprising Picture of How Powerful Antibody Neutralizes HIV

The Findings Advance AIDS Vaccine Development Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have uncovered the surprising details of how a...

Jul 20, 2011, 09:00 ET

Scripps Research Scientists Create Vaccine Against Heroin High

Vaccine may hold promise for those who want to break their heroin addiction Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a...

May 23, 2011, 12:44 ET

Led by Advances in Chemical Synthesis, Scripps Research Scientists Discover that a Rare Natural Product Has Potent Pain-Killing Properties

Novel Compound Could Become an Alternative to Problematic Narcotic Analgesics Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research...

Apr 18, 2011, 10:56 ET

Scripps Research Scientists Develop Compound That Effectively Halts Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have developed the first of a new class of highly selective compounds that...

Mar 09, 2011, 20:00 ET

New Lupus Drug Results From Scripps Research Technology

Scientific advances at The Scripps Research Institute were key to laying the foundation for the new drug Benlysta® (belimumab), approved today...

Mar 04, 2011, 13:46 ET

Study Points to Liver, Not Brain, as Origin of Alzheimer's Plaques

Unexpected results from a Scripps Research Institute and ModGene, LLC study could completely alter scientists' ideas about Alzheimer's disease --...

Feb 25, 2011, 13:07 ET

The Scripps Research Institute Names Michael A. Marletta as President

Renowned biochemist Michael A. Marletta, PhD, has been named by the Board of Trustees as the next president of The Scripps Research Institute,...

May 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

NIH Awards $20 Million CTSA Grant to Scripps Translational Science Institute

SAN DIEGO, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today that Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) is...

Aug 31, 2005, 01:00 ET

MicroIslet and The Scripps Research Institute Extend Collaboration in Islet Cell Transplantation Therapies for Treatment of Insulin Dependent Diabetes

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroIslet, Inc. (Amex: MII) and The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) today announced that they...