Scripps Research Institute

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The current Ebola epidemic, the worst on record, has killed nearly 5,000 people since March, mostly in the West African countries
Jeanne Loring and her Scripps Research Institute colleagues transplanted a set of cells into the spinal cords of mice that had lost use of their hind limbs to multiple sclerosis. As the experimentalists expected, within a week, the mice rejected the cells. But after another week, the mice began to walk.
It's fascinating, really, what can be done. With the right attachment and/or app, your phone can already track your heart rate, blood pressure, blood sugar and more. Between what exists and what's coming, the virtual checkup may be closer than you think.
The drug candidate is one of two compounds developed in Burris's lab that work by binding to one of the body’s Rev-erbα, a
She joins 39 other finalists — out of nearly 2,000 applicants nationwide — who will compete in March in Washington, D.C. for