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Sanford Burnham Prebys Scientist Joins Forces with Rady Children's for Genomic Medicine to Fight Childhood Brain Cancer

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Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) announced that Robert Wechsler-Reya, Ph.D., has been named program director for the Joseph Clayes III Research Center for Neuro-Oncology and Genomics at RCIGM. Wechsler-Reya, a professor at...
17-Mar-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Could Lead to Better Vaccines and New Antivirals

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Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have identified a new regulator of the innate immune response—the immediate, natural immune response to foreign invaders. The study, published recently in Nature Microbiology,...
27-Feb-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

Biologists have known for decades that enduring a short period of mild stress makes simple organisms and human cells better able to survive additional stress later in life. Now, scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP)...
13-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Andrea Davidson Joins SBP as Vice President of Philanthropy

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) has named Andrea Davidson as the new vice president of philanthropy. Davidson joins SBP from UC San Diego, where she most recently led the development team in raising $119 million in the...
7-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Helps Explain How B Cell Metabolism Is Controlled

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New research from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) addresses the lack of knowledge about how B cell metabolism adapts to each of their various environments-- development in the bone marrow, proliferation and hypermutation in...
19-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Malene Hansen Receives Mentor Award From National Postdoctoral Association

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Malene Hansen, Ph.D., associate professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), has been named the recipient of the 2017 Garnett-Powers & Associates, Inc. Mentor Award from the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA). Hansen...
13-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Hank Nordhoff Elected Chairman of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Board of Trustees

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Hank Nordhoff, Chairman and CEO of Banyan Biomarkers and Chairman of Chugai Pharmaceutical USA, is the new Chairman of SBP's Board of Trustees.
14-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Identifies a Molecular Basis for Common Congenital Brain Defect

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Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have discovered a molecular cause of hydrocephalus, a common, potentially life-threatening birth defect in which the head is enlarged due to excess fluid surrounding the brain....
12-Dec-2016 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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