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Team led by Scripps Scientists increases understanding of two types of blindness

Though based on mouse studies, the research bolsters the idea that humans suffering from these and other eye conditions may be able to help preserve function by adding antioxidants to their diet, and explains why this would work. The team also devised a new cell-based gene therapy technique that c...

KRAUSE, KALFAYAN, BENINK & SLAVENS, LLP, Announces Filing a Class Action Lawsuit Against Scripps Health, et al.

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Krause, Kalfayan, Benink & Slavens, LLP filed a class action lawsuit today in San Diego Superior Court on behalf of a putative class of California emergency medical services patients whom, during the past four years, Scripps Health billed for medical services...

Professor Bruce Beutler Joins aTyr Pharma's Scientific Advisory Board

... SAN DIEGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma announced today that Bruce Beutler, M.D., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Genetics at The scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has joined their scientific advisory board. An elected member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of...

New Study Identifies Strategies to Retain Experienced Nurses as Nursing Shortage Looms & Nation's Health Care Needs Grow

...se Licensure Compact states; and comprehensive retention programs at scripps Health in San Diego that include interactions with employees through traini... The seven case studies examined: Bon Secours Richmond Health System; scripps Health; Carondelet Health Network; Monongalia County General Hospital; Mitr...

aTyr Pharma Raises an Additional $12 Million

... variety of diseases, including inflammation, autoimmune, hematopoietic and metabolic disorders. Founded in 2006 by Paul Schimmel, a Professor at The scripps Research Institute and John Clarke of Cardinal Partners, aTyr Pharma's investors provided $12 million in 2007 to build aTyr Pharma's discovery engine ...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational Celebrates 16 Years of 'Surfing for a Cure' to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

...UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational held at UC San Diego's scripps Institution of Oceanography. Now, members of the general public have the op...excited to be able to offer this." The tournament will take place at scripps Pier in La Jolla beginning at 7 a.m. and continue for most of the morning. ...

Red Mango Introduces the First Probiotic Iced Tea July 27

... scientific forums around the world, Dr. Pratt has lectured on diet and its relation to chronic disease. He is a senior member of the medical staff at scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. ...

-Contrave(R) Obesity Research Phase 3 Program Meets Co-Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints; Exceeds FDA Efficacy Benchmark for Obesity Treatments-

... to initiate and sustain weight loss and improve their health," said Dr. Ken Fujioka, Lead Investigator, Director of Nutrition and Metabolic Research, scripps Clinic. "These results mark the beginning of an exciting new era in the treatment of the global obesity epidemic where drug therapies may play an inc...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau and Longboard Invitational Hosts Survivor Beach Aug. 9

... of forming the world's longest line of surfboards. The line will start at scripps Pier and continue down La Jolla Shores beach. Survivor Beach was establish...eceive a prize. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m., August 9 on the beach by scripps Pier. For more information and directions, please visit http://www.long...

Caltech chemists say antibody surrogates are just a 'click' away

... Chemists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the scripps Research Institute have developed an innovative technique to create cheap b...along with K. Barry Sharpless, the W. M. Keck Professor of Chemistry at the scripps Research Institute and winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the...
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Poniard Pharmaceuticals Licenses Kinase Inhibitors From The Scripps Research Institute

-Successful Collaboration with Scripps Florida and Scripps Research in La Jolla- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and LA JOLLA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire- FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, ...

Fruitfly Model of a Neuropathic Disease Demonstrates Novel Role for Proteins in the Family of aTyr Pharma's Product Class

...ontributing to this paper are from the University of Antwerp, Universiteit Leuven, and Florida Atlantic University . Professor Paul Schimmel of The scripps Research Institute describes the significance of the work. "Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders, wi...

Accumetrics, Inc. Announces GRAVITAS Trial 50 Percent Enrolled

... the results of the company's VerifyNow System and P2Y12 Test reduces major cardiovascular adverse events post-PCI. The trial is being coordinated by scripps Advanced Clinical Trials. About Accumetrics ( www.accumetrics.com ) Accumetrics is committed to advancing medical understanding of plat...

Pangu BioPharma, aTyr Pharma's Subsidiary in Hong Kong, Files Three Patent Applications

...g engine, and are proof of the strong support Pangu BioPharma receives from the Hong Kong government and HKUST." Professor Paul Schimmel of The scripps Research Institute is a visiting scholar at the Institute of Advanced Science at HKUST and a co-founder of aTyr Pharma as well as Pangu BioPharma. P...

West Wireless Health Institute Teams with Corventis for its First Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial

...itute's chief medical officer. Dr. Topol is also chief academic officer at scripps Health and holder of the Gary and Mary West Chair of Innovative Medicine. ...f wireless technologies to advance human health and well-being. Along with scripps Health and Qualcomm, the Institute is fostering an unprecedented convergenc...

Elbow Ligament Reconstruction Appears Not to Affect Future Professional Advancement in Baseball

...s Medicine at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, PA. Dr. Carolan is a former fellow at the San Diego Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Program and The scripps Clinic, San Diego, CA where the research was conducted in conjunction with the San Diego Padres Baseball Club. The researchers reviewed the medic...

Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial Enrollment for New Everolimus-Eluting Stent

...bia University Medical Center and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation in New York. The U.S. Co-Principal Investigator is Paul Teirstein, M.D., of scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla, California, and the International Co-Principal Investigator is Ian Meredith, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Cardiology at the Mo...

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

... scripps Translational Science Institute, Navigenics, Affym...sk for developing certain diseases. Sponsored by scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI), the study ...oyees, family members and friends of the nonprofit scripps Health system in San Diego and will assess changes...

Southern Research Institute Wins $14.7 Million NIH Award to Participate in Molecular Libraries Probe Production Center Network

... -- Comprehensive Center for Chemical Probe Discovery and Optimization at scripps Research Institute, scripps Institute, San Diego, Calif. -- Johns Hopkins Ion Channel Center, Johns H...

Gene That Causes Childhood Cancer Neuroblastoma Is Found

... Foundation, the Italian Neuroblastoma Foundation, scripps Genomic Medicine, the scripps Dickinson Scholarship, the Giulio D'Angio Endowed ... Italy; Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium; scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Calif.; and the Univ...
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Protein S

... C4b. The Problem of Protein Folding. Mountain Climbing and Computational Modeling ... Molecule of the Month images by David S . Goodsell, The scripps Research Institute ... S . T. U. V. W. XYZ. List of All Topics. Related Topics. Carbohydrates. Nutrition. Weight Control ... Dietary Proteins . ...
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Historical photographs expose decline in Florida's reef fish, new Scripps study finds

A unique study by a scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has provided fresh evidence of fishing's impact on marine ecosystems. Scripps Oceanography graduate student researcher Loren McClenachan accessed archival photographs spanning more than five decades to analyze and...

Oceans on the precipice: Scripps scientist warns of mass extinctions and 'rise of slime'

Human activities are cumulatively driving the health of the world's oceans down a rapid spiral, and only prompt and wholesale changes will slow or perhaps ultimately reverse the catastrophic problems they are facing. Such is the prognosis of Jeremy Jackson, a professor of oceanography at Scripp...

Fishing throws targeted species off balance, Scripps study shows

Fishing activities can provoke volatile fluctuations in the populations they target, but its not often clear why. A new study published in the journal Nature by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and colleagues has identified the general underlying mechanism. Rese...

Bright lights: Mystery of glowing antibody solved by Scripps research scientists

Now, a group of Scripps Research scientists have shown that EP2-19G2, one of a panel of fluorescent monoclonal antibodies that were first reported in 2000, produces its distinctive bright blue glow through a rare and highly complex recombination of electrical charge. This charge recombination i...

New Scripps Oceanography project to study sediments and ecosystem restoration in Venice lagoon

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, in conjunction with Italy's Venice Water Authority, Consorzio Venezia Nuova and Thetis SPA, has launched a multifaceted scientific program aimed at providing fundamental information about the effects of sediment translo...

To Stop Evolution: New Way Of Fighting Antibiotic Resistance Demonstrated By Scripps Scientists

A team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and the University of Wisconsin have demonstrated a new way of fighting antibiotic resistance: by stopping evolution. In the June issue of the open-access journal PloS Biology, the team describes how a protein called LexA in the bacterium Es...

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

...source regions for Earth's hum. Title: Dominant source regions of the Earth's "hum" are coastal Authors: Peter D. Bromirski and Peter Gerstoft: scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA. Source: Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) paper 10....

Sex in the Caribbean: Environmental change drives evolutionary change -- eventually

...ic, report researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and scripps Institution of Oceanography. The fossil record shows that if a species cou...nian and director of the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at scripps Institution of Oceanography, measured the relative amount of cloning and se...

Scripps-led study shows ocean health plays vital role in coral reef recovery

... The new research study led by scientists at scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego sugges...at well or get enough rest," said Jessica Carilli, scripps graduate student and lead author on the study. "S...rybody suffered mass bleaching," said Dick Norris, scripps professor of paleooceanography and co-author of th...

High carbon dioxide levels cause abnormally large fish ear bones

...t shell-forming creatures and corals, and now a new study by researchers at scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has shown for the first time th...r or the survival of the fish with larger otoliths," said David Checkley, a scripps Oceanography professor and lead author of the new study. "The assumption is...

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RainDance and Scripps to Collaborate on Targeted Sequencing for 'Wellderly' Study

LEXINGTON, Mass., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- RainDance Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative droplet-based solutions for human health and disease research, today announced a collaboration with the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) to utilize RainDance's new RainStorm(TM) techn...

Instrumentation Laboratory Ships 1000th GEM Premier 4000 Analyzer to Scripps Health

LEXINGTON, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has shipped its 1000th GEM Premier 4000 critical care analyzer. The recipient for this instrument was Scripps Health, based in San Diego, CA. IL began shipping the new GEM Premier 4000 analyzers t...

The Scripps Translational Science Institute Joins The MetaMiner Cardiac Consortium

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that The Scripps Translational Science Institute has joined the MetaMiner Cardiac Consortium. The goal of the Consortium is to build the first systems biology and pathway analys...

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

...for bringing new experimental therapies into clinical application," said William Gerwick, an author on the paper and a professor with the UC San Diego scripps Institution of Oceanography Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine and the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. (Read ...

National Institutes of Health Join Nation's Leading Postgrad Bio Jobs Board

...um already consists of Stanford , Berkeley, Brown , Caltech, Columbia, Emory , Georgetown, M.D. Anderson, Michigan State , New York University , scripps Institute , University of California, Los Angeles , University of California at San Francisco , University of Colorado Denver , University of Miam...

Ten Top Latin American Scientists Named 2009 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

... Cancer biology Ileana Slavin, Ph.D. Laboratory of Jeanne F. Loring, Ph.D. The scripps Research Institute Gene expression of stem cells Brazil Kelly Grace Magalhaes, P...

Elsevier and NextBio Sign Partnership to Enrich ScienceDirect Content, Accelerating Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Chemistry Research

...nterprise solution has been deployed at Burnham Institute for Medical Research, Celgene, Eli Lilly, Genzyme, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Regeneron, scripps Research Institute , Stanford University , and Takeda, among many others. To learn more about NextBio, please visit http://www.nextbio.com . ...

Techne Corporation Board Member Recognized

...wo distinguished awards. On April 26, 2009, Dr. Dinarello, Ralph M. Steinman, M.D., of Rockefeller University and Bruce Beutler, M.D., of The scripps Research Institute , were the 2009 recipients of the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research for their "groundbreaking discove...

Scripps Research Institute Highlights Groundbreaking Work of aTyr Pharma Scientific Co-Founder

... Research Published by scripps Associate Professor Xiang-Lei Yang Further Validates aTyr Pharma's Discover... SAN DIEGO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The June 1st, 2009 edition of The scripps Research Institute (TSRI) News & Views highlights newly published res...

Agendia Opens CLIA-Registered U.S. Genomics Laboratory

...Director of Strategic Development in Medical Oncology/Hematology at Johnson & Johnson, and as an investigator at the National Cancer Institute and scripps Clinic and Research Foundation. Currently, Dr. Bender serves as an expert reviewer in oncology for the Medical Board of California, co-Editor of Anti-...
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