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Christopher K. Glass, M.D. Ph.D.
Tomorrow, March 3, 2017, Christopher K Glass, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Professor of Medicine (UCSD) will present “Genome-wide approaches to defining microglia identity and function” at 1:15pm in the 6868 Nancy Ridge Drive seminar room. Continue reading

A new potential target for anti-aging discovered in protective protein
07 November 2016 For Immediate Release A new potential target for anti-aging discovered in protective protein   San Diego, CA   Research from the Scintillon Institute identifies a promising new target for future drug treatments for neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.   Continue reading

Michael Karin Ph.D.
Scintillon Institute proudly hosts     Michael Karin, Ph.D.    Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology, Ben and Wanda Hildyard Chair for Mitochondrial and Metabolic Diseases, American Cancer Society Research Professor (UCSD)   “Positive and Negative Regulation of the NLRP3 Inflammasome Implications on Cancer, Aging and Neurodegeneration” on October 24th at 1pm Scintillon seminar room at 6868 Nancy Ridge Drive Continue reading

Alan S. Verkman, M.D. Ph.D.
Scintillon Institute proudly hosts    Alan S. Verkman, M.D. Ph.D.  Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Research Development Program at University of California, San Francisco, former Established Investigator for the American Heart Association, and Senior Staff Member of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at University of California, San Francisco   “Cystic fibrosis drug discovery and assay methods” Continue reading

STEM Art Contest Winners 2016
Scintillon Institute congratulates A. Chakraborty and Z. Fullerton, the Grand Prize Winners of Scintillon Institute's STEM Art Contest! A. Chakraborty's dolphin had our team doing flips at the San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering EXPO day. Z. Fullerton's dragonfly created such a buzz at CSUSM's Super STEM Saturday that we just had to recreate it in the Shaner Lab's award winning Fluorescent Proteins.

Charles (Chuck) F. Stevens, M.D. Ph.D. to present tomorrow
On June 10th Scintillon Institute proudly hosts Charles F. Stevens, M.D. Ph.D. the Vincent J. Coates Professor at Salk Institute for Biological Studies, former investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and member of US Academy of Sciences Continue reading

Dr. Erkki Ruoslahti presents at Scintillon Institute's Friday lunchtime seminar today
Scintillon Institute proudly invites you to attend today's Friday lunchtime seminar. Dr. Erkki Ruoslahti, former President of Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Institute (1989 to 2002) and member of US Academy of Sciences will present "In vivo phage display in targeting disease"  today at noon Scintillon seminar room at 6868 Nancy Ridge Drive   Continue reading

Scintillon Institute Researchers Find Molecular Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease
  Scintillon Institute, San Diego, California Scintillon Institute Researchers Find Molecular Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s DiseaseSan Diego January 8, 2016 Continue reading

Scintillon Institute Receives Million Dollar Donation from the Step Family
  Scintillon Institute Receives Million Dollar Donation from the Step Family Continue reading

Free radical attack on proteins can cause brain stress and loss of nerve cells in dementia
  6404 Nancy Ridge Drive                San Diego CA 92121       858-657-9145     Scintillon.org   18 December 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free radical attack on proteins can cause brain stress and loss of nerve cells in dementia  San Diego, CA Continue reading