Sanford Burnham Prebys, GSK, ally for neuroscience

One of San Diego’s top biomedical science institutes has partnered with drug giant GSK to advance research on neuroscience, including insights into such difficult diseases as Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and GSK said their scientists will work side by side, both intellectually and physically, to bring their respective strengths to bear toward their common goal of finding new therapies. SBP will open a new laboratory at its headquarters in La Jolla’s Torrey Pines Mesa, to be jointly staffed by GSK and SBP. GSK said it will pay for a lab of six to eight SBP scientists and staffers, who will work side by side with GSK neuroscientists. The company declined to disclose the dollar amount of its funding. The partnership adds to GSK’s already…


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