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McKerrow Appointed Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

June 30, 2014 – 9:52 am | Edit Post
McKerrow Appointed Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Effective July 1, 2014, James H. McKerrow, MD, PhD, will become the second dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego. McKerrow will join UC San Diego from UC San Francisc…

Saying Nothing With Style: The 2014 BioPharma Edition of BS Bingo

June 30, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post
Saying Nothing With Style: The 2014 BioPharma Edition of BS Bingo

Several years ago, I wrote an article venting my frustrations with having to sift through the fog and jargon of poorly written analyses of the biotech/pharmaceutical industry. I recounted that,…

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Study Finds Molecular ‘Yin-Yang’ Regulates Blood Vessel Growth

June 30, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The findings from the Yang lab point the way to new anti-cancer strategies.

Team Finds Potential New Use for Cancer Drug in Gene Therapy for Blood Disorders

June 30, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The findings from the Torbett lab could lead to more effective and affordable long-term treatments for blood cell disorders such as leukemia and sickle cell anemia.

Letter from Dick Gephardt, Chair of the TSRI Board of Trustees

June 30, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

An advisory committee will comprehensively evaluate the best path forward for the institute.

Scientists Pinpoint How Genetic Mutation Causes Early Brain Damage

June 30, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The work from the Rumaugh lab suggests new possibilities for therapeutic intervention to avert lifelong learning and behavioral disabilities caused by an infant genetic disorder.

In Memoriam: Carlos F. Barbas III (1964 – 2014)

June 30, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Barbas conducted seminal research at the interface of synthetic organic chemistry, molecular biology and medicine.

Scientific Art on the Fly: Behind the Scenes of the New Airport Exhibit

June 30, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Lab Assistant Adam Gardner and Senior Research Associate Ludovic, whose work is among several pieces from TSRI featured at current exhibit at the San Diego Airport, share their thoughts on their entries, the exhibit and the role of visual art in the sc…

Flame retardants from sea bacteria

June 29, 2014 – 10:00 am | Edit Post

USCD scientists find that ocean bacteria make flame retardant-like chemicals.

Hillary’s biotech talk: The Videos

June 28, 2014 – 1:13 pm | Edit Post

The former secretary of state’s biotech remarks, in two video clips.