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Scripps Research compound blocks brain cell destruction in Parkinson’s disease

JUPITER, FL, February 11, 2011 -- Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have produced the first known compound to show significant effectiveness in protecting brain cells directly affected by Parkinson's disease, a pr...

Scripps Research scientist uncovers switch controlling protein production

JUPITER, FL, December 22, 2010 -- A scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has discovered a molecular switch that controls the synthesis of ribosomes. Ribosomes are the large machineries inside all living cells that pro...

Scripps Research scientists identify first synthetic activator of 2 critical proteins

JUPITER, FL, November 19, 2010 -- Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified a novel synthetic activator of a pair of proteins that belong to a protein family playing key roles in human metabolism and immun...

Scripps Research scientists identify new mechanism regulating daily biological rhythms

JUPITER, FL, November 9, 2010 -- For Immediate Release -- Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified for the first time a novel mechanism that regulates circadian rhythm, the master clock that controls the...

Scripps Research study challenges conventional theory of modern drug design

JUPITER, Fl, October 7, 2010 -- Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have uncovered new evidence that challenges the current theory about a process key to the way modern drugs are designed and how they work in the human body. The new st...

Scripps Research scientists uncover new mechanism of memory formation

JUPITER, FL, August 24, 2010 -- - Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a mechanism that plays a critical role in the formation of long-term memory. The findings shed substantial new light on aspects o...

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