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Oct 25, 2017, 12:12 ET New ResearchKit App from The Scripps Research Institute Looks at How Genetic Risk Influences Heart Health Decisions

Scientists at the Scripps Translational Science Institute and The Scripps Research Institute have announced the launch of a smartphone-app research...


Oct 25, 2017, 05:00 ET New Study: 'Double Decker' Antibody Technology Fights Cancer

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have created a new class of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), using a...


Oct 17, 2017, 13:46 ET New Research Opens the Door to 'Functional Cure' for HIV

In findings that open the door to a completely different approach to curing HIV infections, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps...


Oct 16, 2017, 12:15 ET TSRI's Benjamin Cravatt Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Benjamin Cravatt, professor and co-chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has been elected as a...


May 30, 2017, 12:14 ET The Scripps Research Institute Appoints Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. CEO Joel Marcus to Board of Directors

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations, today announced the appointment of...


Apr 10, 2017, 15:00 ET New Approach Makes Cells Resistant to HIV

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a way to tether HIV-fighting antibodies to immune cells, creating a cell...


Apr 03, 2017, 12:01 ET The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Expands New Board of Directors with the Appointment of Yucaipa Companies Founder and Philanthropist Ron Burkle

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations, today announced the appointment of...


Feb 21, 2017, 11:03 ET The Scripps Research Institute Announces New Board Members And Chairman Of The Board

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations, today announced the appointment of...


Jan 10, 2017, 13:00 ET The Scripps Research Institute Signs Collaboration Agreement with Pfizer to Advance DNA-Encoded Library Technology

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), a leading non-profit biomedical research institute, today announced a research collaboration and license...


Oct 20, 2016, 08:30 ET The Scripps Research Institute and California Institute for Biomedical Research Sign Strategic Affiliation to Accelerate the Development of New Medicines

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) – two leading non-profit research organizations...


Oct 05, 2016, 08:30 ET Grant to TSRI-Led Consortium Expands to $207 Million

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), as part of its national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program, has expanded a five-year...


Sep 29, 2016, 10:26 ET TSRI's Peter Schultz Wins Prestigious Heinrich Wieland Prize

 Peter Schultz, president of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has been awarded the international Heinrich Wieland Prize, one of Germany's...


Jun 06, 2016, 11:49 ET TSRI Appoints Richard King as Chief Operating Officer

 The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has named Richard A. King, formerly president and CEO of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., as chief...


Jun 02, 2016, 10:09 ET Skaggs Family Gives $2 Million for New TSRI Graduate Program Endowment

 The Skaggs family has given a new $2 million gift to support exceptional students in The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) graduate...


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...


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...


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...