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Molecule That Dilates Blood Vessels Hints at New Way to Treat Heart Disease


Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have identified a protein, called GPR68, that senses blood flow and tells small blood vessels called arterioles when to dilate.
12-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Your Immune System Holds the Line Against Repeat Invaders, Thanks to This Molecule


This new insight may allow researchers to design drugs that improve immune responses to vaccines.
17-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Researchers Receive More Than $2 Million to Eradicate Common Form of Leukemia


The researchers will investigate how to design antibodies to deliver drugs to fight chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
10-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Families Facing Rare Neurological Disease Drive Groundbreaking Research


“As researchers, they take risks without knowing the answers...I really admire it.”
9-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Healthy Red Blood Cells Owe Their Shape to Muscle-Like Structures


The findings could shed light on sickle cell diseases and other disorders where red blood cells are deformed.
4-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps Research Discovery Paves Way for Better Flu Prevention, Treatment

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a new aspect of the flu virus and how it interacts with antibodies in the lungs.
2-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Long Thought to Only Cause a Rare Disease, This Mutation May Ward Off Malaria

“This study is a good example of a host/pathogen arms race playing out in real-time—this time with the host a likely winner."
20-Mar-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Graduate Program at the Scripps Research Institute Earns Another Top Ten Ranking

The Skaggs Graduate School of Chemical and Biological Sciences at The Scripps Research Institute is ranked among the top ten in the nation according to a recent survey by U.S. News & World Report.
21-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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