The research shows how excess cholesterol in cell membranes may interfere with pain control.
Hattori focuses on understanding and mapping how the brain integrates information to make decisions.
A new discovery from the lab of chemist Matthew Disney, Ph.D., takes its inspiration from Greek mythology. The compound is a chimera, and it battles a toxic cause of Parkinson's in two ways.
Scientists have discovered two useful new enzymes which may help them create medicines for cancer and other conditions. The enzymes were found in the Natural Products Discovery Center collection.
Predicting who could benefit from a given drug has been difficult. An international team led by neuroscientist Kirill Martemyanov, Ph.D., is training AI to assist.
Chemistry Professor Thomas Kodadek, Ph.D., has won a third Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health for his plan to capitalize on cells' protein recycling machinery as a way to fight cancer.
“It takes expertise from many disciplines to carry out this work, and so having the support of these impressive advisers means a great deal to me personally.” - Patrick Griffin, Ph.D., scientific director and professor, The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute
From the moment they arrived in June, the undergraduate interns spending their summer at the institute focused intensely on diverse projects that probed the molecular basis of health and disease.
Masayuki Wasa, Ph.D., invents new chemistry methods that enable diagnostic and mechanistic studies of drug candidates
The granting of tenure signifies that scientists have made a series of substantive and creative contributions to their field of study, and demonstrated a high likelihood of continued excellence and increasing research productivity.