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2011-07-19 16:56:00

SAN DIEGO, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report's 2011-2012 Best Hospitals rankings has again named the combined heart programs of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital among the best in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery.

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2011-07-07 12:10:00

According to scientists, the secret of beauty may lie in the medial orbito frontal cortex, which is the area of the brain just behind the eyes.

2011-07-04 16:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 200 years after the introduction of the stethoscope, the accuracy of a pocket ultrasound device that enables a physician to "look" at a patient's heart during routine physical exams has been validated for the first time in peer-reviewed research led by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) and Scripps Health.

2011-07-01 17:04:00

SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRNE) today announced that it has received an Advanced Technology Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

2011-05-23 11:44:00

Novel Compound Could Become an Alternative to Problematic Narcotic Analgesics JUPITER, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have for the first time accomplished a laboratory synthesis of a rare natural product isolated from the bark of a plant widely employed in traditional medicine.

2011-05-16 14:40:59

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have identified a class of compounds that could be a boon to basic research and drug discovery.

2011-05-11 23:50:26

A team led by a scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has identified a new role for a biological pathway that not only signals the body's metabolic response to nutritional changes, but also affects lifespan.

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2011-05-10 09:32:28

Research paves the way for new methods to identify promising species in the wild.

2011-04-18 09:56:00

JUPITER, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have developed the first of a new class of highly selective compounds that effectively suppresses the severity of multiple sclerosis in animal models.


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