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News-Medical-Net
Scientists receive $2.4 million grant to advance stem cell therapy for Parkinson's diseaseScientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Scripps Clinic have rec
Scientists receive $2.4 million grant to advance stem cell therapy for Parkinson's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Scripps Clinic have received a grant of nearly $2.4 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to support safety and quality tests of a potential stem cell therapy... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI study reveals new approach to intervene in deadly diseaseIn a new study, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identi
TSRI study reveals new approach to intervene in deadly disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
In a new study, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified drug candidates that can boost a cell's ability to catch the "typos" in protein production that can cause a deadly disease called amyloidosis. "This study reveals a... Read more
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MedCity News
Synthorx receives $10 M to pivot toward treatmentswill use the funding to hire a chief scientific officer and a chief business of
Synthorx receives $10 M to pivot toward treatments
MedCity News / Posted 5 days ago
will use the funding to hire a chief scientific officer and a chief business officer. Built on discoveries made at The Scripps Research Institute, Synthorx is leveraging a synthetic DNA base pair – named d5SICSTP and dNaMTP – which can be... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Watch out! Where your data goeswhich consumers could access all of their health records, and decide how inform
Watch out! Where your data goes
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
which consumers could access all of their health records, and decide how information was shared. Authors Eric Topol, from Scripps Research Institute, and John Wilbanks, from Sage Bionetworks, said health data platforms like Apple’s ResearchKit,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New TSRI study may bring doctors closer to using gene therapies to grow, repair tendonstendon injuries—which also plague Kobe Bryant and Serena Williams, among many o
New TSRI study may bring doctors closer to using gene therapies to grow, repair tendons
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
tendon injuries—which also plague Kobe Bryant and Serena Williams, among many others—so tough to treat? Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) are working to answer that question by investigating how tendons develop and stay healthy... Read more
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International Business Times
PrEP, a HIV vaccine and male circumcision: The biggest research breakthroughs in 2016 the HIV structure in details In the first study of its kind, published in the
PrEP, a HIV vaccine and male circumcision: The biggest research breakthroughs in 2016
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
the HIV structure in details In the first study of its kind, published in the journal Science, scientists at the Scripps Research Institute described the high-resolution structure of the protein of the HIV virus responsible for the... Read more
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Medical News Today
Gene discovery may lead to better treatments for tendon injury(PNAS). Senior and corresponding author Hiroshi Asahara, a professor of molecu
Gene discovery may lead to better treatments for tendon injury
Medical News Today / Posted 11 days ago
(PNAS). Senior and corresponding author Hiroshi Asahara, a professor of molecular and experimental medicine at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA, also holds posts in both Tokyo research centers. He says: "Our findings should... Read more
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Psych Central
Bipolar Disorder Linked to Gene Expression in Striatumin the brain’s striatum could be deeply involved in bipolar disorder, according
Bipolar Disorder Linked to Gene Expression in Striatum
Psych Central / Posted 14 days ago
in the brain’s striatum could be deeply involved in bipolar disorder, according to a new study at the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). The striatum is the part of the brain that coordinates many primary aspects of our... Read more
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The Scientist
Learning Bioinformaticsdata analysis. With more computational skills under her belt, Fisch decided to
Learning Bioinformatics
The Scientist / Posted 14 days ago
data analysis. With more computational skills under her belt, Fisch decided to leave the bench entirely and work with Scripps Research Institute bioinformatician Andrew Su, whose lab builds and applies tools to use crowdsourcing for genetics... Read more
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International Business Times
Bipolar disorder unexpectedly linked to brain's reward system is the first real study of gene expression in the striatum for bipolar disorder
Bipolar disorder unexpectedly linked to brain's reward system
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
is the first real study of gene expression in the striatum for bipolar disorder," said lead author Ron Davis, from The Scripps Research Institute in Florida. "We now have a snapshot of the genes and proteins expressed in that region." First... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Ysidro Health Center To Enroll Patients In Nationwide StudyTalavera said. Other San Diego researchers are also playing a role in the Prec
San Ysidro Health Center To Enroll Patients In Nationwide Study
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
Talavera said. Other San Diego researchers are also playing a role in the Precision Medicine Initiative. On Wednesday, the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla announced nearly $120 million in federal funding to help oversee the study for the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI researchers link genes within striatum to bipolar disorderpart of the brain for its source. Ron Davis is chair of the Department of Neur
TSRI researchers link genes within striatum to bipolar disorder
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
part of the brain for its source. Ron Davis is chair of the Department of Neuroscience on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute. Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have shown for the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI awarded $20 million for first year of precision medicine initiative cohort programAs part of the most ambitious medical research program in the history of Americ
TSRI awarded $20 million for first year of precision medicine initiative cohort program
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
As part of the most ambitious medical research program in the history of American medicine, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has received an initial award of $20 million for its role in a national precision medicine initiative, the National... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California medical scientist gets $120M for health studytheir doctors. The program is part of the Obama administration's Precision Med
California medical scientist gets $120M for health study
The Record Searchlight / Posted 18 days ago
their doctors. The program is part of the Obama administration's Precision Medicine Initiative. Topol, a professor at Scripps Research Institute, has been pushing doctors to tie treatment to a broader range of data, ranging from a person's... Read more
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Daily Herald
Walgreens to participate in Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Programparticipate in the U.S. Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, through a
Walgreens to participate in Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
participate in the U.S. Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, through an initial $20 million grant awarded to The Scripps Research Institute by the National Institutes of Health. The company will help support patient enrollment and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI scientists develop new strategy to design potential HIV vaccine candidatessystem to recognize and attack the virus's tell-tale structure. That's part of
TSRI scientists develop new strategy to design potential HIV vaccine candidates
News-Medical-Net / Posted 26 days ago
system to recognize and attack the virus's tell-tale structure. That's part of the basic approach behind efforts at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) to design an AIDS vaccine. This strategy may hinge on finding new ways to stabilize... Read more
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Boston Herald
Beth Israel’s Zika vaccine 
a ‘striking’ breakthroughmosquitoes, according to Kristian Andersen, a member of the Broad Institute in
Beth Israel’s Zika vaccine 
a ‘striking’ breakthrough
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
mosquitoes, according to Kristian Andersen, a member of the Broad Institute in Cambridge and assistant professor at Scripps Research Institute in California. With the Ebola virus, it was simpler to target smaller zones to vaccinate because... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TSRI scientists identify GlyRS protein that launches cancer growthScientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a protein t
TSRI scientists identify GlyRS protein that launches cancer growth
News-Medical-Net / Posted 27 days ago
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a protein that launches cancer growth and appears to contribute to higher mortality in breast cancer patients. The new findings, published June 27, 2016 in the journal Nature... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Why does appetite loss occur during illness? An interview with Prof. Conti and Prof. FrancesconiScientist and a Professor in the Departments of Chemical Physiology and of Mole
Why does appetite loss occur during illness? An interview with Prof. Conti and Prof. Francesconi
News-Medical-Net / Posted 28 days ago
Scientist and a Professor in the Departments of Chemical Physiology and of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. Dr Conti trained in Immunology at The New York Medical College and in... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Human brain houses diverse populations of neuronsfunctions and arrangements of neurons. The team developed a new method to isola
Human brain houses diverse populations of neurons
Decclan Chronicle / Posted a month ago
functions and arrangements of neurons. The team developed a new method to isolate and sequence individual cell nuclei. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) researchers led by Jerold Chun obtained the samples from a post mortem brain and focused on... Read more
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The Financial Express
Human brain map soon to fight abnormalitiesbeing done with the reference human genome map,” Zhang noted. The team, led by
Human brain map soon to fight abnormalities
The Financial Express / Posted a month ago
being done with the reference human genome map,” Zhang noted. The team, led by University of California-San Diego, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and US-based life science research company Illumina, published their findings in the... Read more
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MedCity News
New blood test from Epic Sciences matches patients with PARP inhibitorsthe road and our tests help tell them which way to go.” Epic Sciences was foun
New blood test from Epic Sciences matches patients with PARP inhibitors
MedCity News / Posted a month ago
the road and our tests help tell them which way to go.” Epic Sciences was founded in 2008 from research from San Diego’s Scripps Research Institute. In 2014, it raised $30 million to use its novel software tools to identify cancer cells as... Read more
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New Kerala
Humab brain map soon to fight abnormalities - newkerala.com #81256being done with the reference human genome map," Zhang noted. The team, led by
Humab brain map soon to fight abnormalities - newkerala.com #81256
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
being done with the reference human genome map," Zhang noted. The team, led by University of California-San Diego, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and US-based life science research company Illumina, published their findings in the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study reveals surprising diversity in single neuronal transcriptomes of the brainA team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Ca
Study reveals surprising diversity in single neuronal transcriptomes of the brain
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
A team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) and Illumina, Inc., has completed the first large-scale assessment of single neuronal "transcriptomes." Their research reveals a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Scientists Develop New Way Of Looking Deep Inside The Human Brainneurons in a way that really hadn't been possible before on a large scale," sai
San Diego Scientists Develop New Way Of Looking Deep Inside The Human Brain
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
neurons in a way that really hadn't been possible before on a large scale," said Jerold Chun, a neuroscientist at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and a senior author of the study. "We've known for many years that there are huge... Read more
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The Scientist
Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Reveals Neuronal Diversityof the difficulty associated with analyzing transcription in individual cells.
Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Reveals Neuronal Diversity
The Scientist / Posted 1 months ago
of the difficulty associated with analyzing transcription in individual cells. Now, a team led by researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), has developed a... Read more
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