Researchers have identified an independent prognostic factor - cancer/testis antigen 45 (CT45) - and have begun to elucidate it's actions. CT45 is associated with extended disease-free survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer.READ MORE
When people take MDMA, the drug popularly known as ecstasy, a rush of serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin makes people more interested than they would normally be in connecting and sharing with other people. Now, researchers have made the surprising discovery that a species of octopus considered to be asocial responds to MDMA in the same way.
Combining high-performance computing, high-fidelity modeling, and high-resolution medical imaging, produces simulations that have the potential to contribute to new diagnostic tools and treatment options for respiratory disease.READ MORE
Manipulating yeast with optogenetics and microfluidics to explore the MAP kinase pathway may be key for drug discovery.READ MORE
New study demonstrates that postmenopausal women have an increased risk of vitamin D deficiency at the time of breast cancer diagnosis, associated with a higher rate of obesity.READ MORE
A new four-year, $3 million grant will enable Scripps Research scientists to advance compounds that may protect neurons in diseases caused by toxic protein accumulation, including Parkinson’s, ALS, Alzheimer’s and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.READ MORE