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Mar 15, 2016, 12:48 ET TSRI Scientists Identify Molecular Markers of Kidney Transplant Rejection

Despite advances in organ transplant medicine in recent decades, about half of all kidney transplant patients still lose their organ to rejection...


Feb 19, 2016, 08:06 ET Scripps Florida's Courtney Miller Wins Presidential Early Career Award

Courtney Miller, associate professor on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has been selected to receive a Presidential...


Jan 27, 2016, 11:00 ET Philanthropist Samuel Yin Provides $12.8 Million Gift for New Laboratories at The Scripps Research Institute

 Philanthropist and businessman Samuel Yin of Taiwan has given $12.8 million to The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) to help fund construction...


Oct 19, 2015, 15:29 ET TSRI Scientists Find Way to Make Leukemia Cells Kill Each Other

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a way to change leukemia cells into leukemia-killing immune cells. The surprise...


Sep 18, 2015, 13:24 ET Scripps Research Institute Names Peter Schultz as CEO, Steve Kay as President

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) today announced the appointment of chemist Peter G. Schultz as CEO and biologist Steve A. Kay as...


Aug 24, 2015, 12:18 ET New Study by TSRI and Janssen Makes Major Advance Toward More Effective, Long-Lasting Flu Vaccine

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) have found a way...


Jun 18, 2015, 14:11 ET Team Led by TSRI Scientists Shows AIDS Vaccine Candidate Successfully 'Primes' Immune System

New research led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Rockefeller...


Dec 22, 2014, 12:09 ET 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,...


Nov 17, 2014, 15:00 ET Scripps Research Institute Scientists Reveal Weak Spots in Ebola's Defenses

 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified weak spots on the surface of Ebola virus that are targeted by the...


Oct 27, 2014, 18:09 ET 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...


May 16, 2014, 06:00 ET Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise For MS In Mouse Model

 Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led...


Apr 14, 2014, 08:00 ET The Scripps Research Institute Announces 'Scripps Advance,' a New Drug Discovery Initiative

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) today announced the formation of Scripps Advance, a new drug discovery initiative to translate early-stage...


Mar 14, 2014, 14:22 ET Scripps Florida Scientists Devise New, Lower Cost Method to Create More Usable Fuels

As the United States continues to lead the world in the production of natural gas, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research...


Feb 06, 2014, 14:00 ET The Ultimate Decoy: Scripps Research Institute Scientists Find Protein that Misdirects Immune System

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has discovered an unusual bacterial protein that attaches to virtually any...


Feb 05, 2014, 13:01 ET Scripps Research Institute Scientists Create Potential Vaccine Ingredient for Childhood Respiratory Disease

The feat bolsters rational vaccine design approach that could also be applied to other challenging viruses including HIV and influenza...


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...