Scientists “turn back time” on cancer using new stem cell reprogramming technique

Discovery opens new research avenues that may help catch cancer early and identify potential preventive treatments.

San Diego’s pandemic stories

We asked 16 locals—from students to nurses, hoteliers and store owners—how they're working through the pandemic and helping others.

How a protein promotes pancreatic cancer metastasis

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute discovered that inhibiting a protein called PPP1R1B could reduce the deadly spread of pancreatic cancer in mice.

Sanford Burnham Prebys awarded $4.5 million NIH grant for mental illness therapeutics

The funding supports the discovery of new classes of drugs that target “orphan” receptors to treat psychological conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and substance abuse.