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SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE

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Causes: AIDS, AIDS Research, Alzheimers Disease, Biomedicine & Bioengineering Research, Cancer, Cancer Research, Health

Mission:

The Scripps Research Institute serves humanity by creating basic knowledge in the biosciences, applying breakthroughs in research to the advancement of medicine, and educating and training young scientists for biomedical research and the application to human welfare.

Programs:

Scripps Research is an international leader in application of biomedical research to develop life-saving drug and other therapies. It is one of the world's largest independent nonprofit biomedical research organizations, founded in California 1961 and expanded into Florida in 2004.

Since 1961, Scripps Research has become internationally recognized for research in autoimmune diseases, cancer, cardiovascular disorders, cell biology, chemistry, immunology, molecular biology, neuropharmacology and neurosciences.

This research continues to benefit the clinical prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases including stroke and heart disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases of aging, infectious diseases, alcoholism and addictions, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, kidney dysfunction, and neurological and psychiatric disorders, including autism and schizophrenia.

Faculty and staff:  3,000 professionals including 1200 scientists - among them 3 Nobel Laureates.

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