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Nov 04, 2013, 16:50 ET Clinical Trial Indicates Gabapentin Is Safe and Effective for Treating Alcohol Dependence

 The generic drug gabapentin, which is already widely prescribed for epilepsy and some kinds of pain, appears to be safe and effective in the...


Oct 31, 2013, 14:00 ET Scientists Capture Most Detailed Picture Yet of Key AIDS Protein

Collaborating scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Weill Cornell Medical College have determined the first atomic-level...


Jul 11, 2013, 10:05 ET Scripps Research Institute Team Shows 'Bath Salts' Stimulant Could Be More Addictive than Meth

 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have published one of the first laboratory studies of MDPV, an emerging recreational drug...


May 07, 2013, 07:00 ET The Scripps Research Institute Announces New Research and License Agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) today announced a five-year agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Janssen) to collaborate on...


Mar 20, 2013, 13:02 ET Philanthropist John Moores Gives $2 Million to The Scripps Research Institute to Develop River Blindness Field Test

Philanthropist, businessman and community leader John Moores has given The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) approximately $2 million to fund the...


Mar 13, 2013, 07:00 ET Scripps Research Institute and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Announce Expanded Research Collaboration

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Takeda Pharmaceutical Company have announced plans to expand their recent research collaboration to...


Feb 27, 2013, 15:38 ET Findings by Scripps Research Institute Scientists Reveal a New and Much Needed Test for River Blindness Infection

 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a telltale molecular marker for Onchocerciasis or "river blindness," a...


Feb 15, 2013, 13:00 ET Scripps Research Institute Scientists Find Promising New Approach to Preventing Progression of Breast Cancer

Doctors currently struggle to determine whether a breast tumor is likely to shift into an aggressive, life-threatening mode—an issue with...


Nov 01, 2012, 10:04 ET Meth Vaccine Shows Promising Results in Early Tests

 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have performed successful tests of an experimental methamphetamine vaccine on rats....


Jun 15, 2012, 06:00 ET Scripps Research Institute Announces Five-Year Research Collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb

For Scripps Research, the Focused Deal Provides a Model for Future  The Scripps Research Institute today announced it has entered into a...


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 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,...


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...