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2013-04-17 12:26:17

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serina Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical research and development company that has developed a proprietary, patented polymer technology for drug development, announced today that the company has entered into a worldwide exclusive license agreement with The Scripps Research Institute for "click chemistry" - a facile method of attaching molecules together in a precise and quantitative manner. Further details of the agreement and the financial...

2013-03-13 23:03:06

Emerald extends agreement with Scripps, as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider. San Diego, California (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Emerald Textiles, Southern California´s environmentally responsible commercial healthcare laundry, is pleased to announce that Scripps Health has signed a multi-year contract extension with Emerald to serve as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider through 2017. “We are very proud of our relationship with Scripps Health, and...

2013-03-13 08:30:48

JUPITER, Fla., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Takeda Pharmaceutical Company have announced plans to expand their recent research collaboration to search for new drug targets for a variety of diseases. The new agreement extends an initial collaboration launched in 2010 between scientists on the Florida campus of TSRI and Envoy Therapeutics that led to several breakthroughs in identifying potential new compounds for neurological and...

2013-02-15 12:23:08

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors currently struggle to determine whether a breast tumor is likely to shift into an aggressive, life-threatening mode--an issue with profound implications for treatment. Now a group from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified a mechanism through which mitochondria, the powerhouses of a cell, control tumor aggressiveness. Based on their findings, the team developed a simple treatment that inhibits cancer progression...

2013-02-01 12:22:47

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first new television advertising campaign in more than 10 years from Scripps Health features ads with compelling and dramatic twists to the traditional approach to patient stories. The ad campaign positions Scripps as the provider of lifesaving and life-changing heart, cancer and trauma care by showcasing the dramatic stories of three real patients and survivors. In addition to television, the new campaign includes print ads, outdoor, online...

2013-01-11 12:22:22

Dr. Roger Beachy to spearhead GIFS effort to feed a growing world SASKATOON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The recently established Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Roger Beachy as its founding Executive Director and CEO effective January 1, 2013. World-renowned with a prolific body of scholarly research over his 40-year career, Beachy is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking research in food crops, production agriculture...

2012-10-03 02:26:49

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scripps Health announced today that it has been awarded a $3.75 million grant from the Qualcomm Foundation, to be used for the Scripps Translational Science Institute, which was established by Scripps Health in collaboration with various parties to support the development of breakthrough digital technologies designed to revolutionize the practice of medicine. The funding will advance clinical trials of cutting-edge wireless biosensor systems, the...

2012-09-10 14:24:17

$100,000 prize honors female scientists who have made extraordinary contributions to biomedical science NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D., a pioneer in the field of RNA biology whose discoveries involved patients with a variety of autoimmune diseases, will be awarded the 2012 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from The Rockefeller University. The prize, which honors female scientists who have made extraordinary contributions to biomedical science and...

2012-08-27 02:23:24

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scripps Health, a recognized leader in health care excellence and innovation, has named DeVito/Verdi West to serve as its advertising agency for a fully integrated program, including branding, creative development and traditional and digital media campaigns. Scripps Health, a $2.5 billion private, non-profit integrated health system, treats more than a half-million patients annually at its network of five acute-care hospital...

2012-07-12 10:23:12

SAN DIEGO, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Receptos Inc. announced today the co-publication, in conjunction with the Stevens Lab at The Scripps Research Institute®, of key results relating to its expertise in the determination of high resolution G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) crystal structures to enable rational drug discovery and design, including for allosteric modulators of GPCR receptors. The article, published in today's issue of Science and titled "Structural Basis for...